The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a crash on MS 341, near the Algoma Community, in Pontotoc County, involving a car and a horse/buggy.
Troopers were dispatched to the scene at approximately 3:30pm. Upon arriving it appeared Lauren L Purdon, 19, of Thaxton, was traveling south on MS 341, in a 2004 Nissan Altima, when her vehicle apparently collided into a horse and buggy.
The driver of the buggy Joe M Hostetler, unknown age, of Algoma, was transported to NMMC by ambulance with serious injuries/life threatening injuries.
More as it is available.