Illinois woman dies from injuries suffered in wreck

news_accident_greenMonroe Journal

An Illinois woman died Wedesday from injuries suffered in a wreck near Smithville.

Le Etta Workman, 68, of Zion, Illinois died at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, according to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley.

Workman was involved in a July 29 automobile accident on Highway 23 just east of Smithville. Workman was airlifted to NMMC, where she was treated until her death.

According to Gurley, she died from a head injury. She was wearing a seat belt. Workman was a passenger in a 1995 Chevy Blazer that overturned in a deep curve on Highway 23. The driver is still hospitalized at NMMC.

The accident was investigated by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.