Two Die in Highway Crash

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says two people died Thursday on Highway 16 between Philadelphia and Carthage.

Investigators say the crash happened around noon when a 2002 Toyota and a 1991 Chevy pickup collided on Highway 16, two miles west of Edinburg.

Authorities say 60-year old Rufus Tubby, the driver of the Toyota, and 48-year old Bobby Jayroe, the driver of the pickup, both died in the crash. Both men were from Carthage.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is still investigating the cause of the accident.

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