Mississippi News

Arrest made in fatal accident

A woman is facing charges for her involvement in a fatal traffic accident earlier this month. 

The Mississippi Highway Patrol confirmed that Brittany Norris, age 33 of Counce, Tennessee, was charged with three counts of aggravated driving under the influence. 

Norris was involved in a crash the evening of Monday, Sept. 20 on Highway 365 in Tishomingo County. A vehicle Norris was driving collided with a vehicle driven by Melissa Walker, age 44 of Iuka. 

Reports are that the Walker vehicle left the highway and the Norris vehicle remained on the road after the crash.  

A 13-year old passenger in the Walker vehicle was injured and later died at a hospital.  

Norris is being held in the Tishomingo County Jail. 

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