Mississippi woman dies, 8-year old injured in early Sunday morning crash
Published 5:51 am Monday, May 16, 2022
A Mississippi woman died in a crash on a rural Mississippi highway early Sunday morning.
Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the fatal crash in Madison County, which occurred at about 1 a.m. Sunday.
Highway patrol officers responded to the wreck on Highway 16 near Highway 17.
Troopers report that a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Little R. Smith, 51, of Canton was traveling east when it left the roadway and collided with a utility pole.
Nikethia D. Scott, 32, of Canton, who was a passenger in the car, was pronounced dead on the scene.
An 8-year-old, who was also a passenger, was injured and transported to Children’s of Mississippi Hospital in Jackson.
Troopers report that all three occupants were wearing their seatbelts.
The crash remains under investigation.