One killed and five injured in Jackson County two-vehicle crash

A Thursday morning crash in Jackson County left a Moss Point woman dead and injured five others, Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Chase Elkins said.

The crash happened just after 9 a.m. on U.S. 90 near Haley’s Circle, Elkins said in a new release.

He said a Chevrolet SUV was traveling west on Highway 90 when a Ford SUV attempted to merge into the left lane and the vehicle crashed into the driver’s side of the Chevy. The Ford went off the road and crashed into a tree.

A passenger in the Ford, 27-year-old Kelsey L. Smith of Moss Point, died at the scene of the crash, said Elkins, who also indicated the victim was not wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the Ford and three passengers as well as the driver of the Chevy were taken to Singing River Hospital where they were treated for minor injuries.