George County teen dies in single-vehicle wreck

A George County teenager was killed Tuesday morning in a single-vehicle wreck in Stone County, the Mississippi Highway Patrol said in a press release.

Troopers responded to a a wreck of a 2006 Nissan Maxima at 5:19 a.m. on Highway 26 west of Highway 15.

MHP has identified the victim as Tajiri Lazell Washington, 18, of Lucedale. Washington was a recent high school graduate.

MHP is investigating the wreck, said Trooper Cal Robertson.

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