Fayette, MS (March 23, 2022) – Two people were killed in a fatal car accident that took place on Tuesday morning, March 22, in Fayette.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the collision happened around 1:45 a.m. on MS-552. Police confirmed that 23-year-old Jarrius Gillespie was driving in his Dodge pickup and 20-year-old Alicia Triplett was traveling in the same lane in her Nissan SUV. Due to reasons that are not yet known, the two vehicles collided with each other. Both vehicles were badly damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Gillespie and his passenger, identified as 20-year-old Jaeda Anthony, were both pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries.
Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the roadway was blocked in the area of the accident. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Fatal car accidents happen every single day in Mississippi, though they can almost always be prevented. In the blink of an eye, a life could be taken due to a fatal crash. Every year, hundreds of lives are lost as a result of Mississippi car accidents. In 2015 alone, it was reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that approximately 677 people were killed in fatal car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Losing a loved one can have a huge and lasting impact on a family. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal collision, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.
The loss of a loved one can affect your life in a variety of ways. Because of this, you should speak with a Fayette car accident attorney who has handled these types of claims in the past. An attorney will be well-versed in accident laws and can help you work toward the results you deserve. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up. Speaking with a Fayette wrongful death attorney is one of the best ways that you can move forward during these challenging times.
Fayette Wrongful Death Attorneys
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you if you have lost someone you love in a fatal crash. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of an accident and offer our help and resources in your time of need. Our attorneys will assist you along the path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. You should never have to stand alone after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Fayette at (888) 484-1476 for more information on what options are available for you.
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