HED:Houston man killed in Trace wreck

CATEGORY: CAC Car Accidents

AUTHOR: GIBSON

HED:Houston man killed in Trace wreck

HOUSTON A Houston man was killed in a one-car accident on the Natchez Trace Parkway Wednesday afternoon.

Anthony D. Harley, 24, was killed when the 1989 Toyota Camry he was riding in left the road and struck a tree near Witch Dance about 4 p.m., said Assistant Chief Ranger Tim Francis.

The driver of the car, Janice Yates, 24, also of Houston, was airlifted to North Mississippi Medical Center, where she was listed in stable condition Friday, Francis said.

Although the investigation is still continuing, the evidence from the scene is consistent with the driver falling asleep at the wheel, Francis said.

Both Harley and Yates were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

Michaela Gibson Morris