Tupelo woman dies in Highway 45 accident Saturday

By NEMS Daily Journal

A 49-year-old woman died in an early Saturday morning accident on Highway 45.

Yolanda Foster, 49, of Tupelo died in the accident, according to Lee County Coroner Carolyn Gillentine-Green.

The accident happened around 3 a.m. Saturday. Authorities responded to a call of a car hitting a tree on Highway 45 northbound near the Verona exit. Green said Foster lost control of the Ford Mustang she was driving.

The accident is under investigation.

More as it is available.