UPDATE: Investigation continues into deadly Monroe County crash

The Mississippi Highway Patrol and local officials are waiting to receive the identifications of three victims who died in a Tuesday night crash in Monroe County.

Posted: Apr. 19, 2018 1:25 PM
Updated: Apr. 19, 2018 1:30 PM

MONROE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol and local officials are waiting to receive the identifications of three victims who died in a Tuesday night crash in Monroe County.

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Master Sgt. Criss Turnipseed with MHP says the agency was able to get the identifications of the people in the fiery crash through one of the vehicle's license plate and another though one of the vehicle's VIN number.

He says the victims' families have been notified, but officials are waiting for official confirmation from the state pathologist before names can be released.

He also says a toxicology report will be done as part of the investigation.

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