Two killed in Saturday afternoon accident

Published 12:20 pm Monday, October 11, 2021

Two Prentiss residents were killed in a two-vehicle wreck that took place Saturday afternoon.

First responders were called to Highway 13 North and West Whitesand Road at approximately 3:20 p.m. Saturday after receiving reports of a two-vehicle accident. Officers found a red 2006 Pontiac G5 and a 2010 Chevrolet Silverado truck at the scene.

Suzette Pittman, 40, driver of the Pontiac, and passenger Laderick Anderson, 43, were both declared dead at the scene, according to Jefferson Davis County Coroner Dedra Johnson.

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Authorities have not released any additional information about the wreck or the identities of the driver and passenger in the truck, who reportedly were not injured.

We will update as information is made available.

Mississippi Highway Patrol worked the scene with the help of the Jefferson Davis County Sheriff’s Office, Prentiss Fire Department, Clem Volunteer Fire Department and AAA.