2 killed in Iuka crash

By Stephanie Rebman/NEMS Daily Journal

IUKA – Two people died Saturday in Iuka car crash.
Harris Strickland, 67, and Wanda Strickland, 62, were killed when a vehicle failed to stop at a four-way stop at the intersection of Quitman Street and Mississippi Highway 25.
According to Tishomingo County Coroner Mack Wilemon, the Strickland couple was in a 2000 Buick driven by the husband. He was turning left on to Quitman when he was struck by a pickup truck driven by Edward Sprague of Soddy Daisy, Tenn.
Wilemon said a 13-year-old grandson of the Stricklands, who was a backseat passenger, was injured and flown by helicopter to a hospital.
The driver of the pick-up truck was not injured.

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