Missouri woman killed in Highway 49 crash in Hattiesburg

Missouri woman killed in Highway 49 crash in Hattiesburg
Hattiesburg police responded to a traffic accident with injuries in the 4800 block of Highway 49, around 1 p.m. (Source: Jamal Smalls)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - A woman from Missouri died after a two-vehicle crash in Hattiesburg Saturday afternoon, according to officials.

Hattiesburg police responded to a traffic accident with injuries in the 4800 block of Highway 49, around 1 p.m.

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Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict identified the woman as 80-year-old Alice Canfield.

Officials said Canfield was driving a Nissan Rogue when she attempted to cross westbound and collided with a Chevrolet Silverado that was traveling north.

Canfield was taken to a local hospital, where she later died from her injuries. The driver of the Chevrolet was not injured in the crash.

Police said the cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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