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3 Killed in Halloween Hayride Wreck in Mississippi

The victims were all on a trailer which was being towed by another vehicle near Chunky in Newton County

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    A file image of a hayride trailer. Three people were killed in a rural Mississippi hayride crash on Monday, authorities told NBC News.

    Two children and one adult were killed and several people were injured when a truck struck a Halloween hayride in a small town in eastern Mississippi on Monday, authorities told NBC News. 

    The victims were all on a trailer which was being towed by another vehicle near Chunky in Newton County, according to Capt. John Poulos of the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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    "It was just chaos," said Newton County Coroner Danny Shoemaker, The Associated Press reported. 

    Three helicopters and multiple ambulances transported injured people to three hospitals. Some had life-threatening injuries, Poulos said.