Fatal Accident

A Newton woman died after being involved in a head-on collision over the weekend. It happened just before 12:30 Saturday night on Interstate 20. The crash occurred about four miles east of Forest. Sonya Bounds, who was 49, was killed after her vehicle was struck by a motorist who was driving westbound in the eastbound lane. The driver of the other vehicle was identified as 29-year-old Kentra D. Lloyd from Lena. He also died in the crash. At this time, it's unknown if he was intoxicated when the accident occurred. The Mississippi Highway Patrol is handling the investigation.