Quebec residents killed in Natchez Trace crash

Daily Journal

BOONEVILLE – A man and a woman riding a motorcycle along the Natchez Trace Parkway were killed Wednesday afternoon in a crash.

Gerard Nault and Pauline Demeres, both 56, of Sherbrooke, Quebec, were killed in the crash.

According to Prentiss County Coroner Greg Sparks, the crash occurred about 4 p.m. near the Pharr Mounds on the Trace.

Sparks said it appears the motorcycle was headed south when an oncoming pickup truck veered into their lane and hit them head on.

Names are not being released, pending notification of family. An autopsy will be performed on both victims in Jackson.

The Natchez Trace Parkway law enforcement is investigating the crash.