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Driver killed in Lee County Christmas Day crash identified

One person was killed in a Christmas Day crash in Lee County.

Posted: Dec 25, 2019 8:44 PM
Updated: Dec 27, 2019 9:13 AM

MOOREVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - One person was killed in a car crash on Christmas Day. 

Cpl. Jason Roe of the Mississippi Highway Patrol identified the driver as Linda McMinn, 78, of Mooreville.

The accident happened on Highway 178 near Mooreville around 1 p.m.

Roe said the driver was traveling eastbound when his vehicle left the roadway and collided with a tree. 

Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson confirmed his deputies assisted state police with the afternoon crash. 

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