A Columbus woman was killed Thursday afternoon when she crashed her vehicle into a bridge column on Highway 45 Alternate in Lowndes County.
Master Sgt. Criss Turnipseed of Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop G said the victim, Ella Harris Hill, 49, was traveling north in a 2006 Dodge Charger on Highway 45-A when she lost control of the vehicle and struck a column supporting the Highway 182 overpass at about 4:40 p.m.
Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant pronounced Harris dead at the scene.
The accident remains under investigation, Turnipseed said.
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