UPDATE: Tupelo man dies in Lee County wreck

One person died in a wreck on Tuesday.

Posted: Dec 27, 2017 8:09 AM
Updated: Dec 27, 2017 12:52 PM

Editor's Note: This article was updated to include the name of the victim, released by the Lee County Coroner's Office.

SALTILLO, Miss. (WTVA) – The Lee County Coroner’s Office is investigating a fatal wreck in northern Lee County.

The traffic death happened on Highway 45 North. It happened Tuesday sometime near 6:10 p.m.

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green confirms one death. On Wednesday, she confirmed the victim to be Tyronza Ashby, 41, of Tupelo. He was the passenger in the vehicle, which hit a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple trauma.

No information was released concerning the driver. 

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