Fayette woman killed in accident

Published 8:58 pm Sunday, August 5, 2012

FAYETTE — A Jefferson County woman died Sunday in a one-vehicle accident on Mississippi 553.

Tabatha F. Davis, 40, 2384 Harriston Road, Fayette, was driving north on the highway when her 2001 Jeep Laredo ran off the roadway, flipped over and hit a tree. Davis was ejected from the vehicle, a Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman said.

The accident occurred at 2:42 a.m., just north of Fayette.

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Davis was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead on the scene by American Medical Response ambulance personnel.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation.