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Amanda Ward, 16, and James Ward, Jr, 14, killed in crash between car and pickup on Highway 67 and Big John Road in D'Iberville, Mississippi
Modified Date:Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:05pm
Accident Date:Friday, March 13, 2015
If you'd like to make a donation to the Ward family, you can go to any Bankcorp South location and donate to the Gulfport Fireman's Fund, in the name of Jimmy Ward.
Also, MDOT officials said they have approved a request to make the area a school zone and lower the speed limit during certain times of day from 65 miles per hour 55 miles per hour.
On Friday morning an F-150 truck was headed north on Hwy 67 when it collided with a Nissan Altima crossing Big John Road. The driver and the passenger in the Altima, both teenagers, were killed. The accident occurred near D'Iberville High School. The deceased have been identified as sister and brother Amanda Ward, 16, and James Ward, Jr, 14. Amanda Ward was driving and James was her passenger. The driver of the pickup was not injured, and the passenger was taken to Biloxi Regional with minor injuries. We'll update this story as more information becomes available.
James Ward, Jr.
Roadway:Highway 67 and Big John Road
County:Harrison County, MS