Fatal crash reported in Benton County

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The Mississippi Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a wreck in Benton County.

Posted: Jun 26, 2019 7:03 PM
Updated: Jun 28, 2019 11:25 AM

BENTON COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol said one person is dead after a wreck in Benton County.

Cpl. Jason Roe with MHP said the fatal accident happened on Highway 5 at Lamar Road around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Roe said one vehicle was involved.

Roe later identified the victim as Rachel Roberts, 40, of Hickory Flat.

He also said Roberts was driving an SUV when she left the roadway and overturned. 

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