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June 19, 2013

Petal teen dies in accident

PETAL, Miss. —

Petal police are investigating the death of a 14-year-old boy.
Police say Addison McKinley died from injuries he sustained while attempting to get into a vehicle about 9 p.m. Monday.
Detective Mitch Nobles tells The Hattiesburg American McKinley was taken to the hospital where he later dead.
Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict said McKinley was pronounced dead at 1:16 a.m. Tuesday at Forrest General Hospital.
Benedict says McKinley suffered a closed head injury while trying to get into a vehicle.

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