Two Die in Motorcycle, Automobile Crash

Southaven, MS

A late night accident Wednesday night involving a motorcycle and van claimed the lives of two people in Southaven.

According to Southaven Police, the accident occurred around 11 p.m. near the entrance to the Oak Hollow Apartments on Church Road just west of Interstate 55.

The motorcycle and van collided and the motorcycle burst into flames. There were no injuries in the van but the motorcycle riders were pronounced dead on the scene.

Southaven police identified the motorcycle riders as John McMullen, 25, of Southaven and Katherine Dickson, 25, of Memphis.

Church Road was closed for several hours as the Southaven Police Department conducted the investigation. No charges have been filed at this time.

Our prayers go out to the couple who were killed and to the driver of the van.