Fatal wreck claims the lives of two Water Valley women

Published 10:26 am Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Two Water Valley individuals died in a multiple-car wreck on Highway 7 on Tuesday, according to the Oxford Police Department.

On October 5th, 2021, at approximately 7:33 AM, officers with the OPD responded to Highway 7 South in the area of Coleman Funeral Home and Dollar General for a two car accident with reported injuries.

Once officers arrived, they discovered that two individuals had died as a result of the crash. Sandra Cooks, 66, of Water Valley, MS and Patricia Gullette, 36, of Water Valley, MS were pronounced deceased on scene.

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Another driver was transported from the scene with injuries.

“Our thoughts go out to all of the families involved and affected by this tragic situation,” said the OPD’s statement.