Starkville woman killed in Highway 45 wreck

September 6, 2019 1:46:30 PM



A Starkville woman died in a two-vehicle accident in Lowndes County Friday morning, according to a Mississippi Highway Patrol press release.


Myra G. May, 64, was attempting to turn left off U.S. Highway 45 onto Jess Lyons Road when her 2014 Nissan Versa collided with a northbound 2017 Nissan Pathfinder, driven by 28-year-old Jenny Pinkerton of Sulligent, Alabama.


Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant pronounced May dead at the scene. An ambulance took Pinkerton to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle with moderate injuries, the press release said.



MHP continues to investigate the accident.