Crash claims Oxford woman in Pontotoc County

By Stephanie Rebman/NEMS Daily Journal

PONTOTOC – An Oxford woman was killed Thursday around noon in a one-vehicle crash in Pontotoc County.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, a 2006 Chervolet C4500 dually hydroplaned while traveling north on Mississippi Highway 9 and overturned several times.
Xanaka Burgess, 34, was pronounced dead at the scene. Passenger Teneeah Hilliard, 34, of Oxford, was taken by ambulance to North Mississippi Medical Center with moderate injuries.
Both Burgess and Hilliard were wearing seatbelts.
The accident remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.