One dead, five injured in New Albany accident

By NEMS Daily Journal

A Missouri woman is dead after a four car accident on Highway 78 in New Albany Saturday morning.

Wendi Dawne Cannon of Gerald, Missouri died of multiple trauma injuries due to the accident, according to Union County Medical Examiner Mark Golding. Five other people were injured, but none of the injuries were life threatening.

The accident took place at 11:20 a.m. on the Tallahatchie River bridge, where some road work is being done. The road was closed for two hours but is now open.

The accident is still under investigation.

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