HOUSTON, Miss. (WTVA) - Two vehicles collided Thursday night in Chickasaw County, leaving one person dead and several others injured.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP), the collision happened at approximately 10:29 on Highway 8 near the Natchez Trace Parkway.
MHP Sgt. Derrick Beckom said an eastbound Dodge vehicle collided with a Kia car that was backing out of a driveway onto the highway.
Two people inside the Kia received injuries and medics transported both to the hospital in Tupelo.
A third person in the Kia, identified as 52-year-old Mabeline Vance of Houston, died at the scene of the crash.
The crash did not injure the driver of the Dodge vehicle.
MHP is investigating the crash.
Note: The map included shows the general location of the crash and may not represent the exact location of the incident.