Man charged with murder in deadly Southaven wreck

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SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — Police charged an Olive Branch man with murder in connection with a deadly five-vehicle pileup in Southaven that killed one person and sent two others to the hospital.

Kameron Williams

Kameron O. Williams, 23, was arrested and charged with 2nd degree murder (depraved heart) and other traffic charges after an investigation, Southaven Police said.

Williams is in jail with no bond and will be in court Wednesday.

According to police, they responded Tuesday afternoon to a hit-and-run call involving a white Chevy Tahoe at Church Road and the Interstate 55 exit ramp.

While on that scene, they received another call involving a Tahoe driving recklessly and speeding northbound on Airways.

When they got there, they sawthe Tahoe run a red light at Goodman Road, striking a Lexus and three other vehicles.

The driver of the Lexus was pronounced dead on the scene.

Williams fled the Tahoe on foot but was apprehended near Southcrest Parkway and Goodman Road.