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Lee County deputies: 2 Nettleton residents killed when SUV runs off road, hits tree


NETTLETON, Mississippi — Lee County sheriff's deputies say two Nettleton residents died when the SUV they were riding in ran off the road and struck a tree.

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1JGzTkW) 37-year-old Chris Hester and 36-year-old Brandy Magellan were traveling on County Road 122 early Sunday morning, when the SUV Hester was driving left the road and collided with a tree.

Green says Hester and Magellan were pronounced dead on the scene.

The investigation remains ongoing by Lee County Sheriff's Department.

Information from: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, http://djournal.com

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