Forrest County fatal accident victim identified

Forrest County fatal accident victim identified

FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The victim of a fatal accident in Forrest County Tuesday night has been identified.

Forrest County deputies responded to the accident around 10:15 p.m. on Davis Road in the Sunrise Community.

The driver of the vehicle was traveling northbound and lost control of the car. The vehicle ran off the road, and according to Forrest County investigator Nick Calico, flipped at least two times.

The female passenger, who has been identified as 18-year-old Shanice McGowen, was pronounced dead at the scene by Forrest County Coroner Jonathan Nobles.

The other three occupants were taken to a local hospital by personal vehicle. The extent of their injuries are unknown at this time.

Calico said it was too early to determine if weather or speed was related. Sunrise Fire and Forrest County sheriff's deputies responded to the scene.

The accident is still under investigation.