One dead in Pontotoc County wreck

One person died Thursday morning in a traffic accident in Pontotoc County.

Posted: Oct 28, 2017 8:07 AM
Updated: Oct 28, 2017 8:08 AM

PONTOTOC COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) – One person died Thursday morning in a traffic accident in Pontotoc County.

Pontotoc County Coroner Kim Bedford says this happened on Highway 9 South.

She says the body has been sent off for positive identification. The vehicle did catch fire.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the wreck and is expected to release more details about it soon.

This is a developing story.

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