Teen injured in Aug. 3 accident dies of injuries

county_alcorn_greenBy Lena Mitchell

Daily Journal

CORINTH – An Alcorn County teenager has died from injuries he suffered in an Aug. 3, accident in Corinth.

Austin Digby, 17, remained in critical condition at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee until he died Tuesday, said Corinth police Chief David Lancaster.

Digby was injured when he was partially ejected from the roof of an SUV when it flipped over while making a backup maneuver in the parking lot of Oakland Baptist Church.

The truck was driven by 17-year-old Jordan McDuffy, who sustained minor injuries. Both teens were members of the church.

The accident was reported about 10 p.m., and emergency personnel from the fire department next door to the church responded and lifted the truck off the teen’s body, the chief said.

No arrangements have been announced by Magnolia Funeral Home, Corinth.


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