Lawrence Co. teen killed in crash on Highway 184 - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

Lawrence Co. teen killed in crash on Highway 184

Officials say Barnes wasn't wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. Source: Raycom Image Bank Officials say Barnes wasn't wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. Source: Raycom Image Bank
LAWRENCE COUNTY, MS (WLBT) -

A Lawrence County High School student is dead after a crash Monday night.

According to MHP Corporal Brandon Fortenberry, 17-year-old Dominique Barnes, of Silver Creek, was driving east on Highway 184 near Rogers Place Lane outside of Monticello when she ran off the right side of the road, over-corrected and went left, hitting a tree. She was ejected from the 2006 Lexus she was driving.

Officials say Barnes wasn't wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

She died at the scene. The cause of the crash is still being investigated.

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