Saltillo woman killed in Highway 370 wreck

A Saltillo woman was killed in a late morning crash in Union County Sunday.

Christian N. Nix, 27, of Saltillo, was killed when a vehicle driven by Steven Raines, 34, of Dumas, was traveling west bound on Highway 370 and apparently collided head on with Nix’s Dodge Caravan around 11 a.m., according to Highway Patrol Trooper Ray Hall.

Raines was airlifted to the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo with serious injuries. Nix was pronounced dead on the scene.

Three children were in Nix’s vehicle. An 8-year-old girl sustained no injuries. A 7-year-old boy and 4-year-old girl were airlifted to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis with serious injuries.

Hall said the accident is under investigation.


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  • Tonya

    praying for both families.