Fatal Accident in Jackson County

One person is dead after a police chase in the St. Martin area.
D’iberville Police were responding to a fight outside a restaurant. One suspect, 24-year-old Marshall Smith, fled with a passenger in the back seat of a stolen red Ford. The chase continued through D’iberville to the St. Martin area, nearly striking two police cruisers.
Smith ultimately lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree. The passenger was reported dead on the scene by Jackson County Coroner Vicki Broadus.
Smith was taken to a local hospital. Jackson County Sheriff’s Office will continue the investigation.

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