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UPDATE: Second driver in fatal wreck identified

The second driver in a fatal wreck on Mississippi 603 on Thursday has been identified.

Coroner Norma Stiglet said Tristan N. Sharkey, 17, of Perkinston, was driving the van that collided head-on with a pickup truck driven by John F. Smith, 48, of Carriere. Both died.

The girl's van crossed the center line as she was driving south on Mississippi 603, Master Sgt. Johnny Poulos with the Highway Patrol said. The accident happened about 2:20 p.m. Thursday.

Two passengers in the truck were taken to Memorial Hospital of Gulfport.

They have not been identified.

The accident remains under investigation by the Highway Patrol.

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