Woman dies in Wiggins accident

WIGGINS, MS (WLOX) - A car accident in Wiggins has taken the life of one driver and left another hospitalized. It happened a little after 1pm on Highway 49 in front of Walmart.

Authorities said a woman driving a white minivan ran a red light and slammed into a truck crossing the intersection.

The woman was flown by helicopter to Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg where she died from her injuries. Her identity is not being released until family members can be notified.

The other driver was taken to the hospital as well, but there are no reports yet on his injuries.

Wiggins police said the accident is still under investigation.

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