Biloxi woman killed in Hwy. 90 crash identified

Biloxi woman killed in Hwy. 90 crash identified
One person has died and others are injured after a three-vehicle crash on Highway 90 early Saturday morning in Biloxi. (Source: Photo WLOX)

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - A Biloxi woman has been identified as the victim of a deadly crash on Highway 90 Saturday morning.

LaShawnda Newell, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, said Chief Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer.

The wreck happened around 5 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Veterans Avenue and Highway 90.

Switzer said Newell was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. According to him, her vehicle was struck while attempting to go north on Veterans Avenue.

Maj. Chris DeBack with Biloxi Police Department said, three vehicles were involved in the crash. One person died and there were multiple injuries. It’s not clear what caused the crash. The accident is still under investigation.

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