NETTLETON, Miss. (WTVA) - A 27-year-old woman from Amory was killed in a Friday morning wreck in Monroe County.
Coroner Alan Gurley identified the woman as Brenda Vecente-Recinos.
The one-car accident happened at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Highway 6 near Nettleton. State troopers said this was near Todd Lane.
Gurley said she was a passenger in a Nissan car that ran off the road and overturned. She was thrown from the vehicle and was dead at the scene.
He said she was not wearing a seatbelt.
Gurley said she is originally from Guatemala and was working at an Amory restaurant.
The driver, identified by the Mississippi Highway Patrol as 22-year-old Felipe Perez Gaspar of Nettleton, was taken to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
The MHP is investigating the accident.