1 dies in accident on Highway 61 in Vicksburg; others injured

UPDATE: One of the victims injured, Danielle Johnson is now listed in fair condition.

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VICKSBURG, MS – One person is dead and three people are injured after an accident on Highway 61 in Vicksburg.

vicksburg axAccording to the Vicksburg Police Department, a four-door Sedan carrying four people tried to cross over Highway 61. A log truck coming down the highway saw the car and tried to swerve out of the way, but unfortunately hit the sedan.

According to the Vicksburg Police Department, 63-year-old Mary Wright of Warren County died. The driver, Danielle Johnson, 32
was airlifted to UMMC. According to UMMC PR, she is in “fair” condition.

Bertha Mixon, 70, and two unidentified children, 7 and 8 years old respectively, were taken to a local hospital.

Michael Davis has been identified as the log truck driver. He was also taken to a local hospital. Police are working on giving tickets to both Davis and Johnson.

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