Texas family loses two in Hancock County crash; victims identified

A Texas family traveling through Mississippi lost two members when their vehicle ran off the interstate in Hancock County early Thursday morning.

Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper Cal Robertson said MHP responded to a report of a crash at 4:30 a.m. near Mile Marker 7.

A 2021 Dodge Ram pickup driven by Daniel Bermudez, 23, of Mission, Texas, was traveling west when the truck left the roadway and collided with several trees.

Denisee Romero, 22, and Giancarlo Bermudez, 3 months, also of Mission, died in the crash.

Daniel F. Bermudez, 2 years old, and the driver received life-threatening injuries and were taken to a hospital.

The wreck had traffic backed up for hours on the interstate. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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