Two brothers dead after vehicle crashes into tree in Copiah County

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Published: Aug. 9, 2022 at 2:28 AM CDT
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COPIAH CO., Miss. (WLBT) - Two brothers died in a car crash near Crystal Springs in Copiah County on Monday.

Mississippi Highway Patrol Master Sgt. Kervin Stewart says at 9:25 p.m., 37-year-old Adaiah L. Curry was traveling in a 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe south on Interstate 55 when the vehicle left the roadway and collided with a tree in the median.

Aaron Curry, 33, and Adaiah L. Curry, 37, died at the scene.

Adaiah L. Curry was the head basketball coach at Amite County High School and a physical...
Adaiah L. Curry was the head basketball coach at Amite County High School and a physical education teacher. (WLBT)

Adaiah L. Curry was the head basketball coach at Amite County High School and a physical education teacher who was about to start his third year with the District. Curry was also a former Assistant Coach at Mississippi Valley State University.

Don Cuevas, the Amite County School District Superintendent, has released the following statement:

“Amite County School District mourns the loss of our dedicated coach and instructor, Mr. Adaiah Curry.  During his tenure he was a positive role model, educator and motivator for our students, and he will be greatly missed by fellow faculty and students.  As an educator and coach, he used that platform to change the lives of all those students he touched.  Although we know this void cannot be filled, we will continue to carry on his vision of greatness in our efforts to honor his memory.  Amite County School District will keep the family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”

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