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Published on January 24th, 2022 | by Oxford Police Department


Three Car Wreck in Oxford Takes Two Lives

On Saturday, January 22, 2022, at approximately 3:20 pm, the Oxford Police Department responded to Highway 7 at Serenity Funeral Home for a multiple vehicle wreck with injuries.  

Officers arrived and discovered a three vehicle wreck. The driver and occupant of a Honda Civic, Maggie L.  Keller (40 of Oxford, Mississippi) and Tyrone L. Jones (42 of Abbeville, Mississippi) were both pronounced deceased on scene.  

The driver of a Toyota Tacoma had life threatening injuries and was flown from the scene to the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. The driver is currently in the ICU at the Regional One Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee.  

The driver and occupant of the third vehicle, a Nissan Rogue, declined medical treatment on scene.  The accident is currently under investigation and there are no further updates to report.  Chief Jeff McCutchen and the Oxford Police Department send their thoughts and prayers to the families and  friends of Maggie Keller and Tyrone Jones.

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The Oxford Police Department is housed 715 Molly Barr Road. The department has more than 70 full-time officers and staff and provides a wide range of protection and enforcement services. The Police Department has a community-oriented policing philosophy and provides around-the-clock patrols. Other services include crime prevention programs, such as Neighborhood Watch and D.A.R.E., as well as specialized units including Mounted Patrol, K-9 Unit, DUI Enforcement and the City Dispatch. Crime Reports provided to The Local Voice come directly from the Oxford Police Department.

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