Two killed in Tishomingo wreck

By NEMS Daily Journal

TISHOMINGO – A two-car crash Thursday morning left two people dead.
Mississippi Highway Patrolman Ray Hall said troopers responded to the wreck on state Highway 25 about two miles south of Tishomingo just before 11 a.m. on Thursday.
“Upon arriving it appeared Kirby McClung, 58, of Tishomingo, was traveling southbound in a 2001 Chevrolet Impala attempting to pass a vehicle when he collided head-on into a northbound 1997 GMC pick-up driven by O.N. Starkey, 80, of Dennis.”
Hall said Starkey was transported to an Iuka hospital where he was pronounced dead. McClung was pronounced dead at the scene.
The wreck is under investigation.