20-year-old Coast native killed in car wreck


A 20-year-old women visiting her grandparents in Hancock County died in a one-car crash early Saturday.

Coroner Jim Faulk said Gabriella Jeffcoat died from her injuries about 2 a.m.

The wreck was on Lower Bay Road in the Lakeshore community near Waveland.

Jeffcoat, a Coast native, was in town from South Carolina, Faulk said. It appears she lost control of the car she was driving and flipped over, he said.