UPDATE: Young child dies in Lee County accident

By Danza Johnson/NEMS Daily Journal

The child killed in an early morning accident in Lee County has been identified as 4-year-old Emileigh Davis, of Saltillo.
The child died after and accident on Highway 178 at 12:15 a.m. The child’s father Jeffery Davis, 30, of Fulton apparently lost control of the vehicle and ran off the road causing the vehicle to overturn several times.
Davis remains in the North Mississippi Medical Center with serious but none life threatening injuries, according to the Mississippi High Patrol.
MHP is still investigating whether the child was properly restrained.
Davis was not wearing a seat belt.

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