Woman killed in 2-car wreck in Walthall County

Published 2:32 pm Wednesday, February 28, 2024

On Monday, Feb. 26, at approximately 5:21 p.m., Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop M troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 98 in Walthall County.

A 2019 Honda Accord, driven by 35-year-old Deyona James of Tylertown, was traveling south on Dillon Hill Road when it collided with a 2007 Western Star truck driven by 60-year-old Jerry Forbes of Foxworth, which was traveling east on Hwy. 98.

James received fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead on the scene, Cpl. James said.

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Both crashes remain under investigation by MHP.