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Trucker brothers killed in crash in Mississippi while hauling cars

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Police are investigating a double fatality crash that occurred near the Louisiana-Mississippi state line on Wednesday.

The crash occurred around 2 a.m. on June 14 in Hancock County, Mississippi.

Brothers from South Carolina Oleg Tarasevich, 29, and Yakov Tarasevich, 24, were hauling a load of five passenger vehicles west on I-10 at mile marker 2 when their truck, driven by Oleg Tarasevich, veered off the roadway and overturned.

Both brothers died from injuries sustained in the crash.

State troopers said that multiple secondary accidents happened in the miles-long backups created by this crash.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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