On June 20, 2011 at approximately 2:23pm Tunica County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in reference to an accident that was located at Old Highway 61 and Casino Center Blvd.
On arrival officers located a 2004 GMC Sierra driven by Erica Richardson of Baldwyn, MS and a 2011 Ford Edge driven by Jeffery Goldsmith of Birmingham, AL. The passenger of the 2004 GMC Sierra Michael Orr of Fulton, MS had to be extracted from the vehicle and was pronounced dead on the scene by Tunica County Coroner.
Erica Richardson was transported to Baptist Desoto Hospital and Jeffery Goldsmith was transported to the Regional Medical Center by Pafford Ambulance Service. At this time no charges have been filed and the accident is currently under investigation.
/h/ K.C. Hamp, Sheriff