MORTON, Miss. — Two people killed in a Scott County crash involving a chicken plant van and an SUV have been identified.
WAPT-TV reports the county coroner’s office identified the victims of Thursday’s wreck on Highway 13, north of Morton, as 39-year-old Corley McCorkley, of Louisville and 51-year-old Mikel D. Ray, of Forest.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol says the van, with several people aboard, and the SUV collided head-on about 8 p.m.
The driver of the SUV and one of the people in the van were killed.
Authorities say of the seven people injured, two were flown to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson in critical condition. Some also were taken to Scott County Regional Hospital for treatment.
The crash is under investigation.
Information from: WAPT-TV, http://www.wapt.com