UNION CO., Miss. (WTVA) -- One person is dead and one is in critical condition after a one vehicle crash late Monday afternoon along Highway 178 in Union County.
Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper Jason Roe tells WTVA.com that the accident happened not far from Sherman.
Trooper Roe says Billy Foster, 51, of Blue Springs, was traveling westbound in a 2008 Toyota Tacoma when the vehicle apparently lost control and left the roadway and hit a tree.
Both persons were airlifted to the MED in Memphis.
Authorities say Patsy Nichols, 50, of Blue Springs, died at the hospital while Billy Foster remains in critical condition.
The accident remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.