One Of The Deadliest Accidents In U.S. History Happened Right Here In Mississippi

Over the years, Mississippi has seen its fair share of tragedy. From natural disasters to deadly accidents, the Magnolia State has experienced it all. One of the most horrific, yet lesser known, tragedies is the Chunky River Train Wreck. The accident claimed dozens of lives, making it one of the state’s deadliest. Read on to learn more about the frightening train wreck.

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Want more Mississippi history? Read about another state disaster here.