1 dead after vehicle overturns, catches on fire in Wilkinson County

WILKINSON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — One person died from a crash in Wilkinson County Thursday.

According to the Mississippi Highway Control, the accident happened around 3:40 p.m. on Highway 24.

Cpl. Brandon Fortenberry said 22-year-old Jamika Baker was driving her vehicle when she ran off the road and overturned.

The vehicle caught on fire and Baker was trapped inside. She died on the scene.

The crash is still under investigation.

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