George County

George County woman dies after running stop sign, officials say

A woman driving a Volkswagen Beetle died after a wreck Sunday night with an 18-wheeler on Old Mobile Highway in George County, the Mississippi Highway Patrol has confirmed.

Kayla Allman of Lucedale, 25, ran a stop sign and was attempting to cross the westbound lanes of the highway when a Peterbilt driven by Mark Brown, 54, crashed into the driver’s side of her Volkswagen, a news release from Highway Patrol says. Brown, who is from Little Rock, Arkansas, was not injured.

Allman died after being taken by a medical flight to an area hospital.

The crash is still under investigation, the news release says.

Anita Lee: 228-896-2331, @calee99