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Poplarville woman dies in head on collision

A 56-year-old Poplarville woman died in a two vehicle accident that occurred Tuesday evening in Pearl River County.

According to a release from the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the collision occurred on Highway 11 just south of the intersection of Savannah Millard Road at about 10 p.m. that day when a southbound 1999 Chevrolet S-10 was struck head on by a northbound 1984 Freightliner towing another Freightliner that crossed the centerline.

The driver of the Chevy, who has not been identified at press time, was taken to Highland Community Hospital where she was pronounced deceased by medical staff. She was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision, the release states.

Injuries were not reported by the driver and passenger of the Freightliner.

The collision is still under investigation, the release states.