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Memorial planned for lost teen

 

Dispatch Staff Report

 

A teen who lost her life in a car wreck March 15 will be remembered by friends and family during a memorial service at her former school. 

 


Jennifer Jackson died early that Sunday morning after a one-vehicle traffic accident in Lowndes County. 

 


A memorial service will be held in her honor Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Lee Middle School. 

 


Counselors and local ministers will be on hand today to talk with students as needed.  

 


Jackson, 14, was killed when she was ejected from a 2007 Mazda traveling on Highway 69, near the First Colony housing development, according to Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant. 

 


Jackson, he said, was a front-seat passenger and was not wearing a seat belt. 

 


Officials did not reveal the name of the driver or other passengers. 

 


The accident still is under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol; MHP officials said the accident occurred about 12:40 a.m. Sunday and five others were transported to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle with non-life threatening injuries.

 

 

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