Accident claims Sherman woman

By NEMS Daily Journal

VERONA – An 81-year-old Sherman woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-car accident Monday on Hwy. 145 near Air Cap Industries.
Delores Toy appeared to have pulled from a private drive into the path of Joseph Kellum, 43, of Shannon, investigators from the Mississippi Highway Patrol said.
Toy was driving a 1997 Grand Marques. Kellum was heading southbound on the road driving a 1998 Toyota Tocoma. The accident occurred at approximately 4:45 p.m.
Kellum was taken by ambulance to North Mississippi Medical Center and was in stable condition. Kellum was not wearing any safety restraint, but Toy was wearing her seat belt, the Mississippi Highway Patrol said.
The accident remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.