The Ocean Springs police department released the names of three individuals involved in a fatal crash on Thursday, September 13.
According to officials, 24-year-old Rachel Byrd of Vancleave and 34-year-old Jonathan Fruth of Gulfport each died from injuries they sustained during the crash. They say 58-year-old Martin Helton of Gulf Shores is currently in the intensive care unit at USA Hospital.
On the day of the crash, officers responded to the CSX Bridge on Bienville Blvd of a report of a single vehicle crash that apparently flipped over several times, ejecting the operator and passengers out of the vehicle.
They say Crash Reconstruction Officers Sgt. Dye and Officer Pierce of the Ocean Springs Police Department arrived at the scene to investigate the cause of the crash.
An investigation into the cause of the crash continues.