Coroner: Amory woman killed in morning crash

A 27-year-old woman from Amory was killed in a Friday morning wreck in Monroe County.

Posted: Feb 15, 2019 8:15 AM
Updated: Feb 15, 2019 6:43 PM

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. 

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