BATESVILLE – A wreck early Sunday morning in Marshall County claimed the lives of three Tippah County residents.

According to Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Joe Miller, a 2013 Nissan driven by Gabrielle Brewer, 18, of Falkner, was traveling west in the east bound lanes of US Highway 72 and collided with a 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe shortly after 1:30 a.m. near Johnson Drive.

Brewer died from her injuries, as did her two occupants, Donesha Ford, 17, and Garfield Campbell, 21, both of Ripley.

The driver of the Tahoe, Dealbtonio Smith, 44, of Grand Junction, Tennessee, was transported to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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