Two people killed after car crashes into tree in Copiah County identified

Two people killed after car crashes into tree in Copiah County identified

COPIAH COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - Two people have died after the car they were riding in crash in Copiah County.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the one vehicle crash on I-55 near the 64 mile marker. MHP says that the Nissan Pathfinder was traveling northbound when it left the roadway and hit a tree.

28-year-old Jaron L. Blocker and 71-year-old Glenda F. Jurczyk, both of St. Louis, were killed. The driver and another passenger were taken to the hospital for their injuries. Fatigue is considered to be a factor in this crash.

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