Fatal wreck on Highway 49 in Stone County
One woman is dead following a fatal crash that occurred on Friday in Stone County. That woman has been identified as 53-year-old Nancy Sexton of McHenry.
According to Mississippi Highway Patrol, the crash happened at 4:10 p.m. on Highway 49 Southbound near Perkinston Road. Upon arrival, it appeared a 41-year-old male of Mount Olive, Mississippi was traveling in the left lane of Highway 49 in a 2004 Honda Accord.
Officials say the Honda went off the left side of the road, over-corrected, and returned to Highway 49 and crashed into the front drivers side of Sexton’s 2007 Dodge Caliber as she was traveling south in the right light.
Sexton’s vehicle ran off the road to the right and crashed into a tree where she was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Honda was not injured in the crash.