Elderly woman killed after car crash in Choctaw County

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal one-car crash in Choctaw County on Tuesday afternoon.

Posted: Sep 25, 2018 10:38 PM
Updated: Sep 26, 2018 9:10 AM

CHOCTAW COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal one-car crash in Choctaw County on Tuesday afternoon.

Ella B. Henley, 85, of Eupora, was traveling north on Highway 15 when her car hydroplaned, ran off the right side of the roadway and back across the highway colliding with a tree, according to MHP.

Officers responded to the scene about a half mile north of Fellowship Road around 12:30 p.m. 

Henley was airlifted to the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo where she died as a result of her injuries, according to MHP. 

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