Vancleave woman identified as victim of fatal car crash – WLOX

JACKSON COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) – Jackson County Sheriff’s Department traffic deputies are currently investigating a one-vehicle accident that took place on Wednesday afternoon.
According to Sheriff John Ledbetter, 20-year-old Samantha Byrd was driving alone in a Toyota Avalon south on Old River Road. At around 3:30 p.m., officials say her vehicle left the roadway and collided with a tree.
As a result, Byrd received fatal injuries. First responders pronounced her dead at the scene.
This crash remains under investigation. We will update this story as we learn more information.
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