4-year-old injured in Copiah County crash dies

COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — One of the children injured in a car crash that killed their mother has died.

Officials tell WJTV that 4-year-old Journee Harris died at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Tuesday.

Her mom, 31-year-old Jenice Harris died at the scene.

Journee, her mom, and sister were inside their car in Copiah County on Highway 18 near Carpenter Road when the accident happened Sunday.

Mississippi Highway Patrol said the car ran off the road and hit a tree.

At last check, the 13-year-old injured in the crash was in stable condition.

WJTV will update this story if an update becomes available.


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