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UPDATE: Victim ID from fatal Pontotoc County crash

The Mississippi Highway Patrol confirms one person was killed in a four-vehicle crash on Highway 15 in Pontotoc County Wednesday morning.

Posted: May. 23, 2018 8:19 AM
Updated: May. 23, 2018 4:46 PM

ALGOMA, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol confirms one person was killed in a four-vehicle crash on Highway 15 in Pontotoc County Wednesday morning. 

The wreck happened sometime near 5:15 a.m.

According to Master Sgt. Ray Hall, one vehicle was traveling south on the highway and crossed into the other lane, hitting three other vehicles. 

Later Wednesday, troopers identified the victim as Shanika L. Smith, 32, of Houlka.

It appears she crossed over into the northbound lane, then collided with three different northbound vehicles.

She died on the crash scene.

No other drivers were injured in the crash.

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