HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Officials are investigating a fatal boating accident in Hancock County that claimed the life of a South Mississippi teen.
According Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk, Vanessa Mauffray, 19, was killed when a boat struck the boat that she was on Saturday morning.
Melissa Scallan with the Department of Marine Resources says the accident happened around 11:00 a.m. in Bayou Caddy.
Mauffray died from traumatic injuries sustained in the crash.
The Department of Marine Resources is investigating the incident.