MONROE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A woman is dead after losing control of her SUV and plunging into a pond in Monroe County.
The accident happened Monday afternoon just before 4 o’clock.[INSERT: GFX]
Coroner Alan Gurley says 81-year-old Dorothy Sue Warren lost control on Highway 25 – just south of Amory city limits, landing in a pond.
Amory Firefighters found her submerged. Warren was pronounced dead at the scene of freshwater drowning. She was wearing a seat belt.
The Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.