UPDATE: The driver in the crash has been identified as 72-year-old Bertha Oliver of Pickens.
MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — One person died after a car ran off the road into a lake Monday in Madison County.
MHP Cpl. Eric Henry said troopers responded to the scene near MS 17 and Cooper Road around 12:42 p.m.
Someone passing by saw the car in the lake and called the police.
Cpl. Henry said a black Toyota Camry was headed northbound on Highway 13 when the driver went off the roadway into a lake.
When MHP arrived on the scene, they found a body floating in the water. They believed the person drowned to death.
MHP said no one else was inside of the car. The investigation is ongoing.