Pontotoc Teen Dies In Crash
Pontotoc County, Miss. (WCBI) – A Pontotoc High School senior dies after her car slammed into a tree Tuesday morning.
Macie Atkinson, 17, died at a local hospital.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol says the accident happened about 7:45 AM on Highway 336, near Airport Road.
Atkinson’s car ran off the road, then hit the tree.
State troopers say the teen was not wearing a seatbelt.
The accident remains under investigation.