HERNANDO, Miss. (WTVA) - Two Mississippi State University students died as a result of a crash Sunday in the northwest part of the state.
The single-car crash happened in the Hernando area, according to FOX 13 in Memphis, Tennessee.
The driver has been identified as Michael Taylor and the passenger as Christian Compton, the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department told the Memphis TV station.
The third victim is stable at a hospital in Memphis.
Officials said the vehicle left the road and struck a tree.
Hernando is near Memphis along the Tennessee state border.