Woman dies in single car crash in Rankin County

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RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) is investigating after a woman died and another person was injured in a single-car crash in Rankin County.

The crash happened on Sunday, May 17, on Highway 43 near Shiloh Road just before 5:30 p.m. According to MHP, a 2003 Honda Accord was traveling southbound when it left the road and hit a concrete culvert.

The driver, 20-year-old Sarah Lewis of Pelahatchie, died at the scene. The passenger was airlifted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). There’s no word on the passenger’s condition at this time.

Officials said both Lewis and the passenger were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

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