STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Another fatal wreck reported in Kemper County

MGN Online

Another wreck in Kemper County turned tragic and claimed the lives of several people.

Posted: Jun 5, 2019 3:15 PM
Updated: Jun 6, 2019 4:46 PM

KEMPER COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - At least three people have died and several others were injured in a multi-vehicle wreck in Kemper County, WTOK-TV reports.

The wreck happened Wednesday afternoon on Highway 45 between Porterville and Lauderdale.

The wreck forced the closure of the highway.

Kemper County Sheriff James Moore described the scene as “chaos,” The Associated Press reported.

He said one of the vehicles involved was a school bus that was empty.

UPDATE2 from Southaven, 1 from Iowa killed in Kemper County wreck

This marks the second tragedy this week in Kemper County.

A wreck on Monday killed eight people on Highway 16, east of Scooba.

Editor's Note: This article has been modified to include a link to an article that has the names of the deceased victims.

Mississippi Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 64400

Reported Deaths: 1825
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hinds5487116
DeSoto352328
Madison238763
Harrison237835
Rankin222032
Jackson220142
Jones184258
Forrest172155
Washington158237
Lauderdale139090
Lee133232
Neshoba127891
Lamar118414
Bolivar116333
Oktibbeha109037
Lowndes103935
Warren100731
Scott98720
Panola98012
Sunflower96723
Copiah94128
Lafayette93714
Leflore89362
Pike87734
Holmes86348
Grenada83021
Yazoo80712
Pontotoc7918
Lincoln79041
Leake77925
Simpson77930
Wayne74921
Monroe74751
Coahoma69711
Tate69227
Marion63819
Marshall6389
Covington60713
Winston60415
Adams60225
Union56215
George5484
Newton53511
Pearl River52037
Attala51324
Walthall48919
Noxubee44411
Chickasaw44119
Tallahatchie40710
Calhoun4009
Claiborne39913
Smith39413
Prentiss3869
Alcorn3825
Clay38214
Jasper3819
Hancock36314
Tishomingo3505
Itawamba33710
Tippah32513
Clarke32425
Tunica3176
Montgomery3073
Yalobusha30710
Lawrence3067
Humphreys28211
Carroll25411
Quitman2401
Greene23111
Kemper22815
Jefferson Davis2266
Amite2206
Perry2207
Webster21612
Jefferson1946
Wilkinson19413
Sharkey1903
Stone1633
Benton1330
Choctaw1304
Franklin1162
Issaquena251
Unassigned00

Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 91776

Reported Deaths: 1639
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Jefferson12486232
Mobile9420204
Montgomery6449148
Madison516130
Tuscaloosa405769
Baldwin338023
Unassigned319060
Shelby316432
Marshall306034
Lee258844
Morgan229517
Etowah204128
DeKalb174513
Calhoun167213
Elmore167238
Walker149864
Houston134812
Dallas130523
St. Clair128915
Russell12772
Limestone126113
Franklin123820
Cullman118912
Colbert114113
Lauderdale112315
Autauga105021
Escambia104416
Talladega96713
Jackson9244
Tallapoosa84179
Chambers83538
Dale80223
Blount7593
Butler75635
Chilton7456
Coffee7365
Covington71620
Pike6877
Lowndes56724
Barbour5655
Marion56224
Marengo53614
Clarke4949
Hale46426
Bullock45011
Winston44011
Perry4364
Wilcox41410
Bibb4134
Monroe4084
Randolph39410
Conecuh37810
Pickens3779
Sumter36018
Lawrence3321
Macon32013
Washington32012
Crenshaw3123
Choctaw27712
Cherokee2587
Greene24911
Henry2493
Geneva2480
Clay2375
Lamar2122
Fayette1835
Cleburne1251
Coosa1012
Out of AL00
Tupelo
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 68°
Columbus
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 68°
Oxford
Overcast
63° wxIcon
Hi: 91° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 63°
Starkville
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 64°
WTVA Radar
WTVA Temperatures
WTVA Severe Weather