Deadly wreck in Lincoln County leaves 1 dead and another injured

Deadly wreck in Lincoln County leaves 1 dead and another injured
Crews worked a double fatal vehicle accident, involving a single vehicle in the 2600 BLK of Rifle Range Road near Hamlin Road. (Source: Awendaw-McClellanville Fire District)

LINCOLN COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - One person has died after being involved in a wreck with an 18-wheeler on Thursday morning in Lincoln County.

MHP reports that the 18-wheeler was leaving a private drive and crossing Highway 84 when a Nissan Altima struck the trailer of the big rig.

Lincoln County Coroner Clay McMorris identified the crash victim as 63-year-old Karen Elizabeth Butler of Bude, MS.

She was a passenger in the Nissan Altima. She died at the scene.

Another person in the Altima was taken to UMMC.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.

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