By The Associated Press
VICKSBURG — A two vehicle crash in Warren County has claimed the life of a 17-year-old girl.
Cpl. Odis Easterling of the Mississippi Highway Patrol tells WLBT TV the accident happened at 7:30 a.m. Monday when a dump truck collided with a small car on U.S. Highway 61.
Easterling says the dump truck, driven by 56-year-old Cleo L. Jackson Jr., of Jackson, was traveling northbound when the car, driven by Halley A. Gladwell of Water Valley traveling southbound, attempted to make a left turn onto Oak Ridge Road. Gladwell died in the wreck.
Easterling says the dump truck struck the car in the passenger side.
He says the crash remains under investigation.