Christmas in the Park trolley breaks away from tractor on Washington St.

Published 8:41 pm Saturday, December 14, 2019

The Christmas in the Park trolley broke away from the tractor pulling it at approximately 8:20 p.m. when the tongue of the trailer snapped in the 1200 block of Washington St.

All passengers got off the trolley and no injuries were reported at the time of publication.

After breaking away from the tractor, the trolley rolled down Washington St. until it ran into a curb in the same block and stopped.

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Traffic was blocked at the corners of China and Washington Streets while police officers responded to the scene.

About Catherine Hadaway

Catherine Hadaway, as The Vicksburg Post’s publisher, oversees the business operations of the newspaper. She is a native of Tuscaloosa, Ala. and is a graduate of Rhodes College in Memphis where she earned bachelor’s degrees in Business and Religion. She is a Director of Boone Newsmedia, Inc., the family company that owns The Post. Catherine comes from a long line of newspaper publishers, starting with her grandfather, Buford Boone, who served as publisher of The Tuscaloosa News and earned journalism's highest honor when he won the Pulitzer Prize in 1957 for his editorial titled "What a Price for Peace." Catherine is a member of The Rotary Club of Vicksburg, Junior Auxiliary of Vicksburg, The Heritage Guild, The Sampler Antique Club and The Vicksburg Warren County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Executive Committee.

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