Mount Olive woman killed while driving to first day of work

COVINGTON CO., MS (WDAM)- A Mount Olive woman is dead following an early Thursday morning two car accident.

The accident happened around 8:00AM in Collins on Highway 49. The Covington County coroner confirms, Naomi Gray Hudgins, 37, was on her way to a new job at the Covington County hospital when the accident happened.

Paramedics, transported Hudgins to Covington County hospital where she was pronounced dead moments before her scheduled orientation. Hudgins, whose maiden name is Gray was a newlywed and recent graduate of Jones County Junior College nursing program. No one else was hurt in the accident.

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