MHP releases names in deadly Newton Co. wreck

The accident occurred on Hwy 492 near Conehatta Prospect Road.
Published: Nov. 18, 2023 at 6:40 PM CST
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NEWTON COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol released additional information Monday about a deadly wreck that happened Saturday afternoon on Highway 492 in Newton County.

A 13-year-old, Kaylee Massey, of Enterprise, died in the crash.

MHP said a 1999 Toyota Camry driven by 39-year-old Felicia Beatty of Philadelphia, Miss., was traveling west on 492 when it collided with a 2018 Nissan Versa driven by 71-year-old Brenda Woods of Pearl, Miss., attempting to cross the highway onto Conehatta Prospect Road.

The crash remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.



According to Sgt. Jameka Moore of the Mississippi Highway Patrol, one person was killed in a vehicle accident Saturday afternoon in Newton County.

The accident occurred on Hwy 492 near Conehatta Prospect Road.

Two vehicles were involved; one vehicle rolled over.

The crash occurred approximately 3:30 p.m.

There is one fatality. One person was transported from the scene of the crash for treatment.

This is a developing story. News 11 will update you as more information becomes available.