Newton, Mississippi Three people have been confirmed dead in an accident in the city of Newton Monday evening.
Newton Police Chief Harvey Curry says the wreck happened around 9 p.m. near Highway 15 and Martin Luther King Junior Drive in Newton.
Chief Curry says an 18-wheeler and a car were involved. Three people were pronounced dead on the scene.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol says the car ran a stop sign, and the 18-wheeler hit the car. MHP, the Newton Police Department and the Newton County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene.
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