SAUCIER, Miss. (WLOX) -Harrison County Sheriff’s Department is on the scene of a fatal vehicle accident at Saucier Lizana Road, near Old Highway 49.
According to Cpt. Phillip Marr with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, 72-year-old Mary Waltman was traveling north when she lost control of her 2001 Ford and hit a power pole.
After hitting the pole, deputies say Waltman slid off the road and struck a tree on the driver’s side of the vehicle.
Waltman, of Saucier, was confirmed dead on the scene.
The accident remains under investigation, but Marr says weather was a contributing factor.