Three people were killed and several injured Monday evening during a hayride in Newton County.
Newton County Coroner Danny Shoemaker said that one adult and two children died in the incident that happened around 8 p.m. on U.S. 80 in the town of Chunky, WTOK reported. The Mississippi Highway Patrol said that the accident involved a Jeep towing a trailer and a Ford truck. MHP said that the truck apparently rear-ended the trailer that was carrying the people.
WTOK reported that at least three helicopters landed to airlift the injured to the hospital. Ambulances were also called to the scene.
The number and conditions of the injured is not known.