Speed a factor in Ridgeland teen’s death


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – There are new details in the crash that killed 15-year-old Zia Richardson.

According to officials, speed was a factor in the crash.

WJTV was told Zia’s brother was driving a Volvo  when they were involved in a head-on collision with a truck on their way to school.

Family and friends said goodbye to Zia at her funeral Saturday.

The 15-year-old attended Ridgeland High School.

Throughout the past week, her classmates have honored her through a concert and balloon release at a recent football game.


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