Truck Strikes Semi in Pemiscot County

There was a two vehicle crash that occurred in Pemiscot County on Tuesday morning. The crash took place on Interstate 55 Southbound at Mile Marker 2.2 at 9:30.a.m.  The crash involved a Dodge Ram pickup and a tractor trailer. The driver of the pickup and a passenger in the semi were injured in the crash. The two victims were identified as 71 year-old Charles Frencher and 67 year-old Olie L. Truss. Both victims sustained minor injuries and were taken to Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti for treatment. The pickup Frencher was driving struck the semi truck from behind as both vehicles were headed southbound. The driver on the semi wasn’t injured in the crash.

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