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Woman killed in wrong-way interstate crash identified

(Photo source: WLOX) (Photo source: WLOX)
Sarah Elizabeth Reaves (Photo source: Facebook/Al Jones) Sarah Elizabeth Reaves (Photo source: Facebook/Al Jones)
GAUTIER, MS (WLOX) -

The woman killed in a wrong-way crash on I-10 early Wednesday morning has been identified.

Jackson County Deputy Coroner Jason Moody said 52-year-old Sarah Elizabeth Reaves, of Gulfport, died when she hit an 18-wheeler just after midnight.

Officials said Reaves got on the interstate going the wrong way at exit 61. She collided with an 18-wheeler at the 59 mile marker in the eastbound lanes. The truck caught fire after the collision.

Moody said Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating what caused the crash. 

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