UPDATE: One dead after Highway 4 wreck in Tishomingo County

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A Dennis resident died Wednesday after a wreck in Tishomingo County.

Posted: Jun. 27, 2018 5:00 PM
Updated: Jun. 28, 2018 9:05 AM

TISHOMINGO COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A Dennis resident died Wednesday after a wreck in Tishomingo County.

Highway Patrol troopers responded to the crash near the Natchez Trace and MS 4 just before 5 p.m.

Master Sgt. Ray Hall says it appeared a semi-tractor/trailer was traveling eastbound when it was struck by a 2001 Buick LeSabre.

The driver of the Buick, Traci Wheelington, 48, of Dennis, died on the crash scene. Troopers say it appears she wasn't wearing a seat belt.

David Drewry, 41, of Hamilton, Alabama, was not injured. He was driver the tractor/trailer.

MHP is still investigating.

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