21-year-old Mississippi woman dies in early morning head-on collision

Published 11:38 am Tuesday, May 9, 2023

A 21-year-old Mississippi woman was killed in a head-on collision Tuesday morning.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol reports that Jatyra Griffins, 21, of Yazoo, was killed in a two-vehicle crash shortly after 6 a.m.

According to reports, Griffins was driving a 2008 BMW, traveling west on Highway 16 near Berryville Road, when she collided with a 2008 Dodge Ram, driven by Sammy Woods, 44, of Flora, who was traveling eastbound.

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Griffins was pronounced dead at the scene. Woods reportedly did not receive any injuries in the wreck.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.