Tupelo woman dies in Eason Boulevard crash

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A crash on North Eason Boulevard on Thursday afternoon left an expectant mother and her baby dead and two others hospitalized.

Casey McMillin, 21, of Tupelo, and her unborn baby died in the crash. Two others in the vehicle are being treated for serious injuries at North Mississippi Medical Center.

According to the Tupelo Police Department, a small pickup truck was driving on North Eason around noon about a half-mile from U.S. Highway 78 when it attempted to pass a large pickup truck on a double yellow line. Police said it clipped the rear of the other truck, spun, went down through a ditch, through a fence and struck parked cars.

Those in the large pickup truck were not injured.