UPDATE: Woman killed in early morning crash identified - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

UPDATE: Woman killed in early morning crash identified

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

One person is dead and another is recovering in the hospital after an early morning crash on Hwy. 98 in Hattiesburg. Lamar County Coroner Cody Creel said 25-year-old Michele Short was killed in the crash.

Hattiesburg Police Department spokeswoman Lt. LaTosha Myers-Mitchell said officers responded to the single-vehicle crash in the 6000 block of Hwy. 98 near Lowe's Home Improvement around 2:30 a.m. Friday.

Short, of Lamar County, was pronounced dead at the scene, Myers-Mitchell said. A second female was taken to an area hospital, where she is currently listed in stable condition.

Myers-Mitchell said this is an ongoing investigation, and anyone with information should call the Hattiesburg Police Department or Metro Crime Stoppers.

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