Boating crash kills 19-year-old

Boating crash kills 19-year-old

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.

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