Deadly Car Accident in Jackson County

This morning, Interstate 10 near Ocean Springs was the scene of a horrific accident.
A three vehicle collision claimed the lives of a Gautier mother and her small daughter. 27 year old Ashton Johnson and her 4 year old daughter, Kinsey, lost their lives when their Nissan Altima was rear-ended by an 18 wheeler, causing her to strike a Sedan in front of her.
Mississippi Highway Patrol Official, CPL. Benjamin Seibert said, “traffic was backed up for what was another accident and as traffic was slowing down, the 18 wheeler collided into the back of another vehicle, which collided in the back of another vehicle.”
No word on why the 18 wheeler neglected to slow down with traffic ahead of it. Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the wreck.

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