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

Two people killed after car crashes into tree in Copiah County identified
One dead following motor vehicle accident in Summerville area. (Source: Live 5 News)

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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