BOONEVILLE, Mississippi — The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash in Prentiss County that claimed the life of a 35-year-old Booneville woman.
Troopers tell the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/HMm502 ) the accident happened Tuesday afternoon on Mississippi 4 about two miles west of Booneville.
Authorities say Mary Katherine Fast was traveling westbound when she apparently crossed into the eastbound lane and collided head-on into an 18-wheeler.
Fast was pronounced dead at the scene.
The truck driver was taken to Baptist Hospital in Booneville, where he was treated and released with minor injuries.
Information from: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, http://djournal.com