BURNSVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) -- We have new information on a fatal motorcycle accident that happened in Tishomingo County that we reported on earlier here at WTVA.com
According to Tishomingo County Coroner Mack Wilemon, a woman died Thursday night when her Yamaha 600 motorcycle failed to negotiate a southbound curve on Highway 365.
Authorities identify the woman as Shannon Russell, 38, of Iuka.
Officials say the accident happened about four miles north of Burnsville.
A Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesperson says the motorcycle left the roadway and struck a tree.
Authorities say Russell died at the scene.
Wilemon says Russell's body was discovered in the highway's right-of-way by Mississippi Department of Transportation workers on Friday morning.
The accident remains under investigation.