An Amory woman died Sept. 10 as the result of a single-vehicle accident on Highway 278 near Greenwood Springs.

According to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley, Angelia Pearson Armstrong, 61, was driving a 2009 Ford F150 traveling west when she lost control and hit some trees.

Gurley said in a press release a vehicle traveling east was almost hit, but the driver, who witnessed the accident, was able to avoid the crash.

The accident occurred at 1:40 p.m. three miles west of Highway 8 East.

Pearson was pronounced dead at the scene due to multiple trauma.

Gurley said she was ejected from the vehicle and was not wearing a seatbelt.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol investigated the accident.

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