Authorities identify 7-year-old killed in multi-vehicle crash on HWY 18 in Rankin County

Three people were also injured.

Child killed, 3 injured in multi-vehicle crash on HWY 18 in Brandon

BRANDON, Miss. (WLBT) - A seven-year-old child has died after a five vehicle crash in Rankin County Tuesday evening.

Corporal Kervin Stewart with the Mississippi Highway Patrol identified the victim as Braxton Neal Stewart of Puckett.

According to officials, an 18-wheeler was traveling westbound on Highway 18 when it crashed with a Ford F-150 that was traveling eastbound.

The Ford truck then lost control and was hit by an Infinity SUV that was also traveling westbound.

Debris from this crash caused damage to a Chevrolet Equinox and a Chevrolet Tahoe.

Three people injured in the crash have been taken to local hospitals.

This wreck is still under investigation.

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