Fatal wreck in Neshoba County claims life

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NESHOBA COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - One person was killed in a wreck in Neshoba County Monday morning.

It happened on County Road 729, also known as 491, off Highway 16 east. Philadelphia Fire Chief Dale Yates says 57-year-old Shelia McGowan was driving alone when she went off the road and hit a tree. McGowan was not wearing a seatbelt and was partially ejected. She died from severe head trauma.

Officials said they don't know what caused McGowan to run off the road.