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No one injured, citation issued in Friday afternoon wreck

No one was injured after an 18-wheeler and a car collided on North Washington Street at the Food Maxx about Friday afternoon.

According to reports from the Vicksburg Police Department, the car and the truck were both northbound on North Washington when the driver of the car slowed to turn left into the store parking lot. The accident occurred at around 5 p.m.

The driver of the truck could not slow the truck down and attempted to go around the car on the left and the vehicles collided. Debris from the wreck struck a nearby car, damaging a window. The driver of the truck was cited for failure to yield right of way and having no insurance.

About John Surratt

John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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