MULDON, Miss. (WTVA) - Two men from Tennessee died as a result of a vehicle crash that happened Wednesday morning in Monroe County.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP), the two-vehicle crash happened at approximately 8:45 on Highway 45 Alternate near Highway 25, which is southwest of Aberdeen.
MHP Sgt. Derrick Beckom said a southbound pickup truck collided with the rear of a parked 18-wheeler.
Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley identified the deceased individuals as Marvin Mendez, 20, and Carlos Mendez, 23, both of Memphis, Tennessee.
Both men died at the scene from multiple trauma. Neither were wearing seatbelts, Gurley said.
Beckom said two other occupants of the pickup truck were injured and transported to a hospital.
The driver of the 18-wheeler, a man from Haleyville, Alabama, was not injured.
MHP is investigating the wreck.