One Dead, Three Injured in Monroe Co. Accident

MONROE COUNTY, Miss.- (WCBI) A Monday afternoon crash in Monroe County claims the life of an Arkansas woman and leaves three others injured.

It happened just before 2:30 p.m on Highway 45 near Okolona. The Honda Odyssey was the in the south bound lane when the van ran off the road between two bridges, coming to a stop at the bottom of the embankment.

Monroe County coroner Alan Gurley pronounced 59 year old Linda White of Osceola Arkansas dead at the scene. Meanwhile, the driver and two other passengers are being treated at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

Gurley says the four women involved in the accident worked for Legacy Hospice, and were headed to a conference Livingston, Alabama.

The Highway patrol is investigating the cause of the crash.

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