Young Child Dies In Wreck

By: Lindsey Brown Email
By: Lindsey Brown Email

A toddler was killed Thursday night in Meridian when the car he was riding in went off the road and struck a tree.

Several other people in the car were transported to a local hospital.

Lauderdale County coroner Clayton Cobler says the young boy was riding in the back of the car and was pinned between the vehicle and a tree. He died instantly.

The wreck took place around 7 p.m. on Highway 39 near Briarwood Road. No names were immediately released.

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