Kiln woman strikes utility pole, dies on Hwy 603

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A woman from the Kiln died Monday in a single car accident on Highway 603 near Firetower Road.

Mississippi state troopers were called to the scene around 1:50pm. They said the vehicle was traveling north when it went off the right said of the road, struck a utility pole, and overturned. Rose Thomas, 89, was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead on scene.

The crash is still under investigation.

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