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One Dead In Overnight Pontotoc County Crash

An overnight wreck leaves one dead in Pontotoc County.

Posted: Jan. 1, 2018 9:39 AM
Updated: Jan. 1, 2018 8:07 PM

PONTOTOC COUNTY, Miss  (WTVA) - An overnight wreck leaves one dead in Pontotoc County.

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The Mississippi Highway Patrol tells WTVA That the accident happened just after 2 in the morning on Monday.

A vehicle left the road on Highway 338 and then struck a tree.

Ladaja Neely, 19, of Pontotoc received fatal injuries and a 17-year-old was also injured. 

MHP is still investigating the accident. They say both victims were not wearing seatbelts.

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