Wreck on U.S. 61 North

Published 11:49 am Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Culkin volunteer firefighters Lamar Frederick, left, and Josh Reeves clear U.S. 61 North after a log truck hit a 2002 Nissan Altima at the highway’s intersection with Oak Ridge Road Monday afternoon, leading to the driver of the Nissan, Lea Ashley, 18, 98 Ashley St., being taken to River Region Medical Center and the driver of the truck, Donald Collins, 54, 4122 El Paso St., Jackson, being cited four times for misdemeanor traffic violations, said Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol Trooper Jason Ginn. Directing traffic, above right, is Warren County Fire Coordinator Kelly Worthy. A spokesman for River Region said this morning that Ashley was treated and released. Collins was reported injured.

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