Purvis, MS (February 2, 2021) – Around 7:15 p.m. on Monday night, February 1, a fatal collision took place on a highway in Purvis.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the accident took place on I-59. A Toyota RAV4 was traveling south when the driver, Darryl Reeves, collided with a deer. The vehicle then became disabled on the roadway where it was struck by a Ford F-150 driven by 79-year-old Paul Ockmand.
Two other vehicles eventually collided with the Toyota. Both of the vehicles went off the side of the road and collided with trees.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. Reeves and his wife, identified as 25-year-old Courtney Reeves, were pronounced dead. Their 1-year-old son was also killed in the crash. It is not known if any other parties were injured.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
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