New Orleans motorist killed in Lamar I-59 wreck

New Orleans motorist killed in Lamar I-59 wreck

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A one-vehicle accident in Lamar County Friday night killed a New Orleans woman.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol said Ceon Brashears, 27, died when her 1995 Nissan Pathfinder left Interstate 59 south of Purvis and wrecked in the median.

The accident happened just before 9 p.m.

Brashears was ejected from the SUV and died a short time later at Forrest General Hospital.

The Highway Patrol said she was not wearing a seat belt.