Elderly woman killed in Bay crash identified

Elderly woman killed in Bay crash identified

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - The woman who was killed Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash in Bay St. Louis has been identified. Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk identified the woman as Shirley Spear, of Diamondhead.

The wreck happened around 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of Hwy. 603 and Kiln-Waveland Cutoff Rd.

Police said the car Spear, 83, was riding in hit a pickup truck in the median of the highway.

The driver of the car was taken to the hospital in critical condition, but Spear was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck suffered only minor injuries.

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