PONTOTOC COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) -- A person has died after a fatal wreck on Highway 341 Monday, according to the Pontotoc County coroner.
Coroner Kim Bedford said authorities arrived around noon, finding the vehicle had caught fire after the driver hit a concrete culvert.
Bedford said they're waiting to positively identify the person through autopsy results and DNA testing, and the results could come back later this week.
The Pontotoc County Sheriff's Department and Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the scene.
The accident remains under investigation.