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Perkinston woman receives 30-year sentence for drunk driving crash that killed 4

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — A woman has been sentenced to serve 30 years in prison for a drunk-driving crash that killed four people.

Tara Leigh Cox, of Perkinston, was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty Friday to four counts of felony Driving Under the Influence.

Trending Now Read MoreJudge Claiborne McDonald sentenced Cox to serve 60 years — with 30 years suspended. Four people died and three were injured in the head-on crash on Highway 53 in Pearl River County around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, 2018.


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