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UPDATE: Name released of woman killed in Noxubee County crash

A 19-year-old woman from Macon died in a Friday night car accident near the city.

Posted: Aug 25, 2018 4:25 AM
Updated: Aug 25, 2018 10:22 AM

NOXUBEE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A 19-year-old woman from Macon died in a Friday night car accident near the city.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says Isca Stewart was behind the wheel of a Honda Accord when it crashed around 10:45 p.m. roughly a half-mile north of Macon on Highway 145.

Initial word of the crash came from Noxubee County Sheriff Terry Grassaree.

MHP Master Sergeant Criss Turnipseed says the car left the road on the east side, overturned and caught fire.  

According to Turnipseed, Stewart was thrown from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the site of the crash by Noxubee County Coroner R.L. Cahoun.

Troopers are handling the investigation into the crash.

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