Jennifer Ortega

About Jennifer Ortega

Reporter and Fill-in Anchor on the weekends. Jennifer Ortega joins our team all the way from South Florida. She's worked for CBS 12 and Hola Tv in West Palm Beach. Although she's a long way from home, she's excited to be a part of the WCBI News Team.

Webster County Fatal Wreck

WEBSTER COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – One person is dead after a fatal accident in Webster County. The Mississippi highway patrol responded to a 2 car accident around seven Saturday morning.

The wreck happened about 3 miles east of Mathiston. 75 year old Elizabeth Perry from Ackerman was traveling west in a white Ford pick up. While attempting to make a right turn when she was hit in the rear by a 2004 white Nissan Titan driven by 58 year old James Cork from Mathiston.

Webster County Coroner pronounced Perry dead at the scene.

Cork was transported to OCH in Starkville for non life threatening injuries.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.