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Truck found in Itawamba creek, 2 dead

Officials are investigating the deaths of two people after their truck was found in a creek.

Posted: Feb 4, 2019 1:09 PM
Updated: Feb 4, 2019 7:05 PM

ITAWAMBA COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Officials are investigating the deaths of two people after their truck was found in a creek.

Sheriff Chris Dickinson said someone found the truck on Boat Ramp Road at approximately 8:30 Monday morning.

Emergency crews responded to Boat Ramp Road in Itawamba County.

He said the two victims were found deceased inside the white pickup truck.

The sheriff identified one victim as Joseph Moore, 22. He identified the other victim as Sara Sides, 24, of Mooreville. 

Investigators are trying to determine when the crash happened.

The truck has since been removed.

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