Mantachie woman dies in 178 accident

Accident StockMOOREVILLE – Priscilla M. Steele, 38, of Mantachie, was identified late Friday night as the woman who died in a one-vehicle accident on Highway 178 near the Lee-Itawamba County line. The accident occurred about 6 p.m. Friday. She was transported by helicopter to North Mississippi Medical Center where she later died from injuries sustained in the crash.

Steele was traveling east in a 2003 Ford F150 when she apparently lost control of her vehicle, ran off the road and crashed into several trees, according to Highway Patrol Trooper Ray Hall.

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