A woman is dead after a single-vehicle wreck Monday evening in Jackson County.
Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Chase Elkins said the wreck occurred about 5 p.m. on Mississippi 613 just south of Hill Avenue.
A vehicle was northbound on Mississippi 613 went it ran off the roadway and struck a tree. The driver, an unidentified woman, was pronounced dead on the scene, Elkins said.
He said she was the only occupant of the vehicle.
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It’s unclear why the vehicle ran off the roadway. MHP troopers are investigating the cause of the wreck.
Traffic is moving slowly as first responders work to clear the wreckage.