Victim identified in fatal Itawamba County accident

By NEMS Daily Journal

FULTON – The young victim of a Christmas Day accident has been identified at Gage Earnest Presley.
The 12-year-old was killed Saturday when the driver of a vehicle carrying six passengers apparently lost control and hit a tree on Jericho Road in the Fairview community, said Allen Popetz, deputy coroner for Itawamba County.
Other passengers in the vehicle were injured.
Presley’s death was among several reported over the holiday weekend. The Mississippi Highway Patrol, which covers state roads, said four people were killed in accidents in central and south Mississippi.