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Authorities Investigating Deadly Trace Wreck

CHICKASAW COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) — Deputies and state troopers are investigating a wreck that killed a Booneville woman Friday night.

Natchez Trace Parkway officials say it happened shortly before 6 p.m., near milepost 236 near Houston.

They say the car veered off the road, and struck a tree.

The driver, Tresa Pitts, later died.

Her passenger, Charles Key, was injured and taken to a Tupelo hospital.