PONTOTOC, Miss. (WTVA) -- The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in Pontotoc County Tuesday morning.
An MHP spokesperson says Macie Atkinson, 17, of Pontotoc died in the accident.
The accident happened on Highway 336 near Aviation Lane around 7:45 a.m.
MHP officials say the car left the highway and struck a tree.
Atkinson was not wearing a seatbelt.