TUPELO • An automobile accident Saturday in Lee County resulted in a fatality, the Lee County Sheriff's Department announced Sunday night.
According to the Sheriff's Department, deputies were dispatched about 1:30 p.m. to a one-vehicle accident on County Road 1460 east of Tupelo. The car, a black BMW, appeared to leave the road and struck a tree.
A female occupant was transported to North Mississippi Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The Sheriff's Department was notified Sunday afternoon that the female did not survive.
The name of the woman will be released later, the Sheriff's Department said.