JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The state has identified the eight victims of Monday’s fatal wreck in Kemper County.
The Mississippi Department of Public Safety identified them as:
- Guillerno Lugo
- Francisco Lugo
- David Lugo
- Luis Lugo
- Macario Peregrino
- Jose Maldonedo
- Arnulfo Martinez
- Jose Barrera
All eight were from Macon.
They were passengers in a van that collided with a box truck on Highway 16, east of Scooba that morning.
Original Article: Head-on collision kills 8 people in Kemper County
The van's driver, Alejandro Resendiz, also of Macon, was taken to a hospital.
The box truck driver, Steven McKinney of Goodhope, Alabama, was not hurt.