Two Mississippi State Players “Critically Injured” In Car Crash
Spruce Derden-USA TODAY Sports
Two Mississippi State University football players were critically injured in a crash that happened on Highway 25, in Oktibbeha County, on Tuesday evening. Here's a statement made by the university...

Mississippi Highway Patrol statement...

“At about 7:08 p.m. on December 17, 2019, MHP responded to a crash on MS 25 south in Oktibbeha Co. A 1994 black Peterbilt 18 wheeler driven by 51-year-old Mark Alan Mace of Sumrall, MS was traveling south on MS 25 attempting to turn into a private drive when a black 2017 Nissan Altima also traveling southbound on MS 25 driven by 19-year-old Javeious Alexander O’Neal Purvis of Pelahatchie, MS collided with the rear of the trailer. There were two passengers in the Nissan Altima, 19-year-old De’monte Russell of Jackson, MS and 18-year-old Xavier Taylor of Brandon, MS. All passengers in the Nissan were transported by ambulance to OCH in Starkville. Mr. Purvis was then airlifted to Jackson, and Mr. Taylor who was unrestrained was airlifted to Tupelo and then to Jackson, both were listed in critical condition. Mr. Mace was not injured in the accident. This accident remains under investigation by MHP.”
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Glad the author of this Headline knows what critically means
Reply22 months
These kids need to slow down and pay attention before they kill somebody.
Reply22 months
Prayers and passing on thoughts for a speedy and full recovery (even if t'was game week)
Reply22 months
Prayers sent and hoping for the best outcome for both players.
Reply22 months
Hope they make a full recovery
Reply22 months
Prayers sent to them and the Bulldog nation.
Reply22 months
‘Don’t forget about me today’ - OsTiger78
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