State trooper involved in wreck

Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a wreck involving a state trooper.

Posted: Nov 7, 2018 4:45 AM
Updated: Nov 8, 2018 9:12 AM

BURNSVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle accident involving a state trooper.

Troopers responded to US 72 and Eastport Street just before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, according to Cpl. Jason Roe.

Upon arrival, MHP says it appeared Savanna Sheppard, 20, of Booneville, was heading south on Eastport Street in a Chevrolet Cavalier when she pulled into the path of a Mississippi state trooper, who was on routine patrol traveling west on US 72, according to Roe.

Sheppard was airlifted to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo with moderate injuries, Roe said. A passenger traveling with Sheppard was taken by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center with minor injuries.

The trooper involved in the wreck was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

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