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divorcing couple

For many men, divorce is an unexpected twist in life that really throws them for a loop. After feeling in charge of things, it can be quite unsettling to discover that suddenly, changes are coming your way that you not only did not choose; you really have only limited ability…

truck accident

Every day, millions of Americans hit the roadways to commute to work, school, and other destinations. All too often, however, those destinations remain elusive, as collisions preempt a safe arrival. In many instances, human error is the cause of those accidents. In the unfortunate event that you have fallen victim to an…

divorce

If you’re an average American, chances are you’ll be married some time before reaching the age of 50. If it’s your first marriage, there’s about a 40 percent chance of divorcing sometime thereafter. Roughly 800,000 people a year find themselves in this group. Luckily, three out of four people find…

motorcyclist

When Tiffanie Bell headed out on her motorcycle on one September evening in Jackson, she surely did not know that the ride would be her last. Tiffanie lost her life that night after another vehicle came dangerously close, leading Bell to lose control of her bike. The vehicle involved was…

rear end collision

Rear-end crashes occur all the time. They sometimes result in no more than property damage, while in other situations minor injuries may occur. In more severe instances the outcomes can be dire. Such was the case one June 2019 evening in Pine Belt, when a Ford Escape careened into the…

railroad crossing

Who could have imagined that driving through Copiah County could be so dangerous? But when a vehicle with two individuals crossed train tracks, it was struck by a train and dragged underneath for 50 feet. One person was killed, and the other was airlifted to a local hospital. A Common…

flipped car

A chaotic scene ensued after a number of vehicles were involved in a significant collision on U.S. Highway just south of Scooba in June 2019. Several individuals were injured, and transported via ambulance or helicopter to nearby hospitals. More sobering is the news that three individuals from three different vehicles…

wrongful death

“Pray for this county.” Those were the words of Sheriff James Moore, of Kemper County, in response to two car wrecks  over a two-week time period, resulting in 11 fatalities. The sheer shock and pain of fatal collisions can be overwhelming. If you’ve lost a loved one in such an incident, Derek…