Amory woman killed in afternoon crash

An Amory woman lost control of her truck and crashed into trees along Highway 278 in Monroe County.

Posted: Sep 11, 2019 9:19 AM

GREENWOOD SPRINGS, Miss. (WTVA) - A crash in east Monroe County claimed the life of an Amory woman.

Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley said the wreck happened Tuesday afternoon on Highway 278 near Greenwood Springs.

Angelia Armstrong, 61, was driving a pick-up truck west on the highway when she lost control of the truck and crashed into some trees, Gurley said.

The driver of an eastbound vehicle was able to avoid the crash but witnessed Armstrong’s wreck.

The coroner said the crash ejected Armstrong from the vehicle, and she was not wearing a seatbelt.

She was pronounced dead at the scene due to multiple trauma.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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