Child dies from traffic accident injuries

NEW ALBANY, Miss. (AP) -- A 2-year-old child from Union County has died at a Memphis hospital from injuries suffered in a traffic accident on May 18.

County Coroner Mark Golding says Harris Phillips died at 5 a.m. Monday at the Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis.

Phillips was one of six children riding in a van that collided with a dump truck on U.S. Highway 78 near Blue Springs on May 18. Three other people were hurt. Golding says he did not know their conditions.

The accident remains under investigation.

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