One person dies in accident on Highway 39

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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler says one person has died in a wreck on Highway 39 in Lauderdale County.

The accident happened around 1:30 pm in the 8500 block of Highway 39 past Briarwood Road near the Chevron. It was a two-vehicle accident involving a pickup truck and a car.

Cobler says a female passenger in the car was pronounced dead on the scene, while the driver of that car was airlifted to Jackson. Emergency crews had to cut the driver out.

Cobler says the driver of the truck is in stable condition at a local hospital.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

We'll bring you more information as soon as we get it.