Mississippi woman dies in two-car crash on Interstate 55

Published 6:37 am Saturday, January 15, 2022

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal two-car crash in Pike County that resulted in the death of a woman from Liberty.

On Thursday, January 13, 2022, at approximately 4:57 p.m., the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on I-55 in Pike County.

A 2020 Chevrolet Camaro driven by Maria Powell, 26, of Liberty, and a 2004 Honda Accord driven by Demetrius Bivins, 25, of Gautier, MS, traveled north on I-55 when the two vehicles collided.

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Powell received fatal injuries from the crash and was pronounced dead on the scene.

This crash remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.