Woman killed in crash on MS 43 in Madison County


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Update: MHP corrected the name of the victim in an updated news release. The change has been reflected in the article below.

MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a one-vehicle crash that killed a 67-year-old woman in Madison County. The crash happened on MS 43 north of Sharon.

Troopers said Cleo Chesser was driving a 2009 Buick Enclave when it left the road and collided with a tree. She died at the scene of the crash.

According to MHP, Chesser was the only person in the vehicle at the time of the crash. She was not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash is under investigation.


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