Two vehicle collision ends in fatality

Published 9:49 pm Friday, July 12, 2019

Two Picayune residents were involved in a head-on collision that ended in a fatality Friday afternoon.

According to a press release from Trooper First Class Cal Robertson of the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the collision occurred Friday at about 2:47 p.m., in Hancock County along Highway 43 near the intersection of Lee Town Road.

Troopers arrived on scene to find a 2004 Honda Accord driven by 17-year-old Emily Goss of Picayune, was northbound on Hwy. 43 S. when her vehicle crossed the center line and collided with a southbound 2016 Chevrolet Silverado being driven by 35-year-old Michael Roberts, of Picayune.

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Roberts was transported to Hancock Medical Center for treatment of moderate injuries. Goss, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced at the location of the collision, the release states.

This incident remains under investigation.