Shannon, MS (January 13, 2021) – On Tuesday afternoon, January 12, three people were killed in a fatal head-on collision that took place on a highway in Shannon.
Lee County officials confirmed that the accident took place on MS-145 (Raymond Avenue) when two vehicles collided head-on with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved were badly damaged.
Three people in total were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. They were identified as 33-year-old Cedric Montgomery, 23-year-old Xavier Williams, and 21-year-old Dante Elliott.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Fatal collisions happen weekly in the state of Mississippi. In just one recent year, in fact, approximately 685 people were killed as a result of car accidents within the state. Fatal accidents happen due to many different reasons including driver distractions, drunk driving, speeding, fatigued driving, and more. If you have lost somebody you love in a fatal accident, you may be feeling confused and alone, which is completely normal. It is imperative that you seek the help of an accident attorney.
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