Christmas Day Accident Claims the Life of Attala County Man


Around 3:15 pm on Sunday, December 25th, MS Highway Patrol along with Attala Deputies, Attala Central Fire Department, and EMS responded to a one car motor vehicle accident on Highway 35 South near Niles/Pumping Station Rd.  Attala County Resident, 23-year-old John Austin Gwantley was pronounced dead at the scene.  Another individual was airlifted from Baptist Attala.  The accident is currently under investigation by MHP.

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  1. Timothy boyles
    Timothy boyles
    October 11, 2023 at 3:16 PM

    I was the other individual in this wreck I sustained many injuries including my back being broken in three different places, my neck broken, and my chest shattered. My brother died on scene.


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