Teenager dies after accident in church parking lot

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CORINTH, Miss. (AP) - A Corinth teenager has died from injuries suffered in a traffic accident in a church parking lot earlier this month.

WTVA-TV reports ( ) 17-year-old Austin Digby died Tuesday at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis.

Digby was a passenger in an SUV that overturned in the parking lot of the Oakland Baptist Church on Aug. 3 around 10 p.m.

A police report says the driver was backing up and apparently overcorrected and the vehicle rolled over, pinning Digby underneath. Corinth firefighters pulled him from under the car and he was carried to the Memphis hospital.

Digby was a student at Corinth High School and a member of the Warriors' soccer team.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.


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