Collision Claims Life

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A wreck on Highway 45 North at the intersection with Minnow Bucket Road claimed a life. Emergency officials responded to a mishap around 2:30 p.m. Friday.

A truck that was stopped on the shoulder of the highway apparently pulled into the path of a car traveling in the right-hand lane.

Both vehicles wound up off the road, and the truck overturned.

The female driver of the truck was killed. She was identified by authorities as Verna L. Butler of Lauderdale, Miss.