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Two people have died in the crash of a car and motorcycle in Southaven.

Southaven Police officers responded to the area of Airways and Guthrie Drive about 10 p.m. Wednesday night.

Police report a Lincoln MKS and a Harley-Davidson motorcycle crashed at the intersection. The vehicle was northbound on Airways and was making a left turn, while the motorcycle was southbound on Airways when the collision occurred, police said.

The two riders on the motorcycle were injured and later pronounced dead on arrival at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven, while the car driver was not hurt.

Police Chief Steve Pirtle identified the victims as 27-year-old Jarrell Morris and 26-year-old Maxine Broderick, both of Southaven.

The crash continues to be investigated by the Southaven Police Department.

Pirtle took the opportunity in the news release on the crash to remind motorists that more motorcycles are now on the roadways with the warmer weather and drivers need to pay special attention for them, especially during the summer months.

Bob Bakken is Staff Writer and may be reached at 662-429-6397 ext. 240.

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