Second woman dies from injuries in Prentiss County wreck

By The Associated Press

BOONEVILLE — A 71-year-old Prentiss County woman has died of injuries she suffered in a traffic accident Friday morning.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol tells WTVA TV Betty Turvaville died at the North Mississippi Medical Center where she was being treated following the accident.

Turvaville was the driver of a van that was hit by a dump truck at the intersection of Highway 30 Bypass and County Road 5031 around 7:45 a.m. Friday.

Thirty-five-year-old Becky A. Hatfield, a passenger in the van, died at the scene of the accident.

The dump truck driver was not injured.

The accident remains under investigation.