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TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) – A Verona woman is dead after she struck a light pole Thursday night.

Latonya Clifton, 27, was pronounced dead Saturday night at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo from a severe head injury.

Clifton was driving an SUV down Cliff Gookin Blvd around 8 pm when she lost control and wrapped her car around a light pole.

Reports say that the driver was partially ejected from the vehicle and there is speculation that she was not wearing a seat belt.

The accident remains under investigation.

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