Meridian Star

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November 15, 2013

Woman dies in wreck

MERIDIAN — By Brian Livingston

    A Scott County woman died Thursday morning from injuries she suffered in a one car accident.

    Sgt. Any West, public information officer for Troop H of the Mississippi Highway Patrol, said the woman, Tommie R. Goodman, 45, of 915 Grand Avenue in Lena, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident that occurred at about 10 a.m., two miles south of Lena on Highway 13.

    West said the preliminary accident report stated Goodman was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident in which she was ejected from the 2005 Volkswagen Beetle she was driving. She was the only occupant in the vehicle.

    West said the vehicle Goodman was driving left the highway for some unknown reason and overturned, ejecting her from the vehicle.

    The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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