Woman Dies in Prentiss County Accident
PRENTISS COUNTY, Miss. — The Mississippi Highway Patrol continues to investigate a two-vehicle crash on Highway 30 Bypass, involving a dump truck.
Troopers responded to the scene at approximately 7:45am, at the intersection of Prentiss County Road 5031 and the new Highway 30.
Upon arriving it appeared Betty Turvaville, 71, of Booneville, was traveling south on County Road 5031, in a 2005 Dodge Caravan, when she apparently pulled into the path of an east bound dump truck.
The 1998 Mac dump truck was operated by Paul Grant, 57, of Ecru.
A passenger in the van received fatal injuries from the crash. Becky A Hatfield, 35, of Booneville, was ejected from the van an was pronounced dead on the scene.
Turvaville was transported with critical injuries to NMMC in Tupelo.
Grant was not injured in the crash.