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Published on October 6th, 2021 | by Oxford Police Department


Two from Water Valley Die in Early Morning Traffic Accident on Highway 7 South Near Oxford

On October 5, 2021, at approximately 7:33 am, the Oxford Police Department responded to Highway 7 South near the city limits 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, Mississippi and Patricia Gullette, 36, of Water Valley were pronounced deceased on scene.

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.

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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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