Woman killed in Covington County crash

Woman killed in Covington County crash
MHP said a car ran off the shoulder of the road and collided with a tree, killing the driver. (Source: Gray TV)

COVINGTON COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - A Collins woman died in a Thursday night crash in Covington County.

Sgt. Travis Luck, spokesman for Mississippi Highway Patrol’s Troop J, said troopers responded to the one-car wreck on U.S. 84 at Magee Road around 10:32 p.m.

A preliminary investigation determined that a Honda Accord was traveling east on U.S. 84 when the driver lost control of the car and ran off the left shoulder of the roadway before colliding with a tree, according to Luck.

Luck said the driver, identified as 51-year-old Nancy Bergens, was removed from the car and pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash is still under investigation.

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