LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (PRESS RELEASE) – A fatal accident occurred in Lowndes County this morning around 8:45 AM due to inclement weather.
37 year old Tara N. Pugh from Reform AL. was traveling West on US 82 at Lee Stokes Rd. in a 2000 white Jeep Wrangler and left the roadway after crossing an iced bridge.
The Jeep rolled over and Mrs. Pugh was ejected. The Jeep then came to rest at the bottom of an embankment on the north side of the highway. Mrs. Pugh was transported to BMH where she died due to injuries sustained in the accident.
The accident remains under investigation by MHP.