Name of crash victim not released as of Thursday

Published: Apr. 21, 2021 at 3:10 PM CDT
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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - The name of the woman who died in a crash Wednesday on North Hills Street had not been released as of Thursday evening. According to Coroner Clayton Cobler, there has been a delay in reaching members of her family.

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The Meridian Police Department is investigating a deadly vehicle crash involving an elderly driver.

The wreck happened before two o’clock Wednesday afternoon in the 5100 block of North Hills Street. That’s between King Road and Fireman’s Cutoff. We’re told multiple vehicles were involved in the wreck. Part of North Hills Street was closed while officers investigated.

Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler says the victim was an 84-year-old woman.

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