Two women killed helping Marshall County crash victims
MARSHALL COUNTY, Miss. — An early morning accident in Marshall County killed two women who were being good Samaritans by helping another driver.
According to authorities, a minor accident involving an elderly couple was reported at Highway 302 and 309 (Byhalia Road) around 6 a.m.
Seeing the wreck, two women on their way to work pulled over to try to help. They were both hit by a car driving down the highway.
One of them died at the scene while the second was airlifted to Memphis for treatment, but she later died.
A family friend identified the victims as Angela Brooks and Lynda Elam.
Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating.