Three people were fatally injured in a two-vehicle accident in the Bogue Chitto community early Friday morning after their small passenger car collided with a commercial truck.
Three people were fatally injured in a two-vehicle accident in the Bogue Chitto community early Friday morning after their small passenger car collided with a commercial truck.
Three people were fatally injured in a two-vehicle accident in the Bogue Chitto community early Friday morning after their small passenger car collided with a commercial truck.

Sheriff Tommy Waddell said the accident occurred about 5:45 a.m. on Mississippi 491 at the intersection of County Road 767.

Fatally injured in the accident were Cecilia Cabrera, 30, and her brother, Fredrick Wallace, 36, both of 181 Bates Road, and Larry Thomas,  37, of 189 Oswald Road.

The three were traveling in a car driven by Cabrera when it turned onto Mississippi 491 and was struck by a northbound commercial feed truck, Waddell said.

“The female driver pulled out into ongoing traffic and the truck struck the driver’s side of the car,” Waddell said.

The three, all members of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

The cause of the accident is being investigated by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

Services for Cabrera and Wallace were at 10 a.m. Tuesday from Bogue Chitto Gym with Rev. Thomas Ben Jr. officiating.  Burial was in Bogue Chitto Community Cemetery.

Services for  Thomas were to be at 2 p.m. today [Wednesday] at Pearl River Gym with Rev. Tim Tubby and Deacon Ricky Thompson Sr. officiating.  

Burial was to be in Greenhill Methodist Cemetery.

John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.