Crash Kills 1 Mississippi Valley State Student, Injures 2

The student killed in the crash was from Chicago.

Associated Press
September 30, 2019 - 8:10 am

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ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Valley State University said a student government leader has been killed and two other students have been injured in a single-car crash.

Mississippi Highway Patrol officers are investigating what caused the crash that happened early Sunday near Belzoni, Mississippi, where one of the injured students lives.

The university said Jevonte Curtis of Chicago died. He was treasurer of the Student Government Association on the campus in Itta Bena.

Delrick Henderson of Belzoni and Patrick Harnin Jr. of Detroit were injured. They were taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

Belzoni is about 27 miles (43 kilometers) south of Itta Bena.

All three students are members of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

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