MHP identifies 2 killed in Claiborne Co. crash

Deadly crash in Claiborne County

CLAIBORNE CO., Miss. (WLBT) - Mississipi Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly vehicle crash that left two people dead late Tuesday night.

The crash happened on U.S. Highway 61 near Traceway in Claiborne County.

Troopers identified the driver as Marvin Williams, 36 of Lorman, Mississippi, and the passenger as Jason Baker, 44 of Port Gibson, Mississippi.

Investigators say alcohol and speed may have played a factor in the crash.

The vehicle was headed south when the driver lost control, ran off the road, and collided with a tree.

The driver and passenger both died at the scene.

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