One person was killed and two others hurt in a two-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon on U.S. 441 at its intersection with State Street.
One person was treated and released at the scene, and two were transported to Athens Regional Medical Center. One of those, a woman in her 60s, died at the hospital. The other is described as being in critical condition, according to Jackson County EMS who responded to the scene.
The Commerce Police Department and the Jackson County coroner are investigating the accident.