Gulfport Woman Dies In Hwy 53 Accident

Patricia Plonski, 56, of Gulfport died in a car accident Friday morning on Highway 53.

Authorities say Plonski was traveling eastbound on Highway 53 when she lost control of her vehicle and wrecked about a quarter of a mile west of Highway 49.

Her car left the roadway and struck a culvert, became air borne then struck two parked cars and a tree. Plonski was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was injured.