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Two teens die in Copiah County car crash

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(photo by Tony Webster, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=37663887)

An auto accident involving three vehicles has resulted in the death of two teenagers.

The accident occurred around 11:30 p.m. Friday in Copiah County, just north of Hazlehurst, Mississippi, WLBT reports.

Preliminary reports say that Crystal Springs resident Mykiol Agustin, 17, crossed the center line of U.S. Highway 51 in his Chevrolet Sonic, sideswiping Dyshawn Brent in a Chevrolet Cruze. Agustin then crashed head on into Georian Myrick, 19, of Clinton, who was driving a Toyota Camry.

Agustin and Myrick died as a result of injuries they sustained in the crash.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol said neither was wearing a seatbelt.

Brent, 19, was not injured.

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Handgun stolen in auto burglary

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A handgun was stolen in an auto burglary Monday in Vicksburg.

Monday, Nov. 30, at 10:34 a.m. officers took a report in reference to an auto burglary that occurred at 3133 Washington St.

The victim reported someone stole a SCCY 9-mm handgun from his 2000 GMC Sierra.

If you have any information about this incident, please call the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.

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Shooting suspect turns herself in

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Devona Jackson (photo courtesy VPD)

The suspect in a Nov. 25 shooting turned herself in to Vicksburg police investigators Monday

Devona Jackson, 36, of Vicksburg, was charged with one count of shooting into an unoccupied vehicle in connection with an altercation at the Smoke Break convenience store, 1217 Cherry St., on Wednesday, Nov. 25.

Jackson was arraigned in the Vicksburg Municipal Court, where Judge Angela Carpenter set her bond at $15,000 and bound her over to the Warren County grand jury.

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Mayor Flaggs extends Vicksburg’s mask mandate through Jan. 4

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Mayor George Flaggs Jr. during his Nov. 25 news conference. (photo via video screen grab)

Mayor George Flaggs, Jr. has extended Vicksburg’s COVID-19 Civil Emergency Order from 8 a.m. Dec. 2, through 8 a.m. Jan. 4, 2021.

The order continues the mask requirement currently in effect for public buildings and businesses, current social distancing guidelines for public or private social gatherings, and the juvenile curfew from 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.

A summary of the order is below.

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