Woman killed in I-59 crash identified

Woman killed in I-59 crash identified

FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict confirmed one person died after a crash on Interstate 59.

Benedict identified the female passenger killed in the wreck as Tracey Brown-Badon, 45, of Pearl River County. The condition of the driver is unknown.

Mississippi Highway Patrol and Dixie Volunteer Fire Department are working the scene near the 58 mile marker.

MHP spokesman Travis Luck said the Ford F-150 was traveling in the northbound lanes when it appears a wheel came off. The truck came to rest in the median of the interstate.

Luck said the passenger and driver were wearing seat belts when the crash happened.