Copiah County Sheriff's Office: Family missing after crash - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Copiah County Sheriff's Office: Family missing after crash

Posted: Updated:

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Copiah County Sheriff's Department says three members of a Jackson-area family are missing following a car crash.

Copiah Sheriff Harold Jones told WJTV (http://bit.ly/1cze9xe ) that a car crashed in the western part of the county near the town of Carpenter off Shelby Road on Saturday.

Three people - 30-year-old Atira Hughes Smith, her 7-year-old son Jaidon Hill and her husband 34-year-old Laterry Smith - were reported missing.

WLBT reports (http://bit.ly/1e9oDmR ) that the family of Atira Hughes Smith said they last heard from her by phone on Friday.

Information on a missing persons poster from the Copiah County Sheriff's Department said the family may be in need of medical attention.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • UPDATE: Officer involved shooting in Alexandria

    UPDATE: Officer involved shooting in Alexandria

    Saturday, August 23 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-08-23 15:29:22 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 22, an arrest warrant was obtained for Mitchel Ryan Bethin, 22, of Fort Polk, LA, charging him with aggravated assault with a firearm and simple battery.  More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 22, an arrest warrant was obtained for Mitchel Ryan Bethin, 22, of Fort Polk, LA, charging him with aggravated assault with a firearm and simple battery.  More >>
  • Invest 96-L (Fri 8/22)

    80% Chance of Tropical Cyclone Developing In The Next 2 Days

    80% Chance of Tropical Cyclone Developing In The Next 2 Days

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:35 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:35:01 GMT
    Friday, August 227:35pmIn the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, there is One area that we are watching for possible development during the next 48 hours.Invest 96-L (Tropical Wave)A Tropical Disturbance is producing a lot of shower thunderstorm activity about 100 miles off the (NE) coast of Hispaniola. A band of numerous (moderate to strong) areas of convection is located to the west of the LLC (Low Level Center). This is producing heavy rainfall and gusty winds. Elsewhere, scattered m...More >>
    Friday, August 227:35pmIn the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, there is One area that we are watching for possible development during the next 48 hours.Invest 96-L (Tropical Wave)A Tropical Disturbance is producing a lot of shower thunderstorm activity about 100 miles off the (NE) coast of Hispaniola. A band of numerous (moderate to strong) areas of convection is located to the west of the LLC (Low Level Center). This is producing heavy rainfall and gusty winds. Elsewhere, scattered m...More >>
  • Woman arrested in Alexandria shooting

    Woman arrested in Alexandria shooting

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:20:39 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - One person is being treated at a local hospital and another is in jail following a shooting Friday afternoon.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - One person is being treated at a local hospital and another is in jail following a shooting Friday afternoon.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KALB. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.