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UPDATE: Natchez Trace crash kills New Site teen

A 17-year-old died following a crash on the Natchez Trace Parkway.

Posted: Sep. 4, 2018 4:15 PM
Updated: Sep. 5, 2018 2:40 PM

Update 09/05/18 

The victim has been identified as Logan Scott Mattox, 17, of New Site.

See the original post below.

PRENTISS COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A 17-year-old died following a crash on the Natchez Trace Parkway.

The single-vehicle crash happened early Tuesday morning near Tishomingo at milepost 287.

According to park rangers, it appears the male teen was driving a car northbound on the parkway when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.

The teen was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Rangers say the juvenile is from New Site. The name of the juvenile was not released by park rangers.

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