Accident claims life of Baldwyn woman

djournal-accident_stockBy Ray Van Dusen

Monroe Journal

WREN – An early morning automobile accident claimed the life of a Baldwyn woman Monday.

According to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley, Jessica Lynn White, 27, was driving a Toyota Corolla traveling south on Highway 45 near Dryden Lane when she was struck by an 18-wheeler also traveling south at 3:41 a.m. The location of the accident was two miles south of Highway 41.

According to Gurley, White was dead at the scene from multiple trauma. The driver of the truck only sustained minor injuries and was not transported to a hospital for further medical care.

White, who was an employee at Logan’s Roadhouse in Tupelo, was wearing a seatbelt.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.