Two die in accident on Barnett Reservoir

ROSS BARNETT RESERVOIR – Two people were killed in a Memorial Day weekend boating accident on the Ross Barnett Reservoir.
Mississippi Wildlife Fisheries and Parks Spokesperson Jim Walker says it happened around 7:30 Sunday night between Ratliff Ferry and Flag Island.
An assistant for Rankin County Coroner Jimmy Roberts tells WLBT television that two men died in the accident.
According to Walker the preliminary investigation reveals one vessel collided with another, then ran up onto an embankment.

The Associated Press

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