Car accident claims life of local woman

From staff reports


A Winston County woman died Tuesday after her vehicle ran off the road Monday, August 12 around 7 a.m..

Stephanie Moody Burchfield, 34 years old, was driving a 2012 red Toyota Camry when she ran off the road on MS Hwy 25 just north of Marshall Dawkins Road in Winston County. The car collided with a concrete culvert when it left the highway.

A Mississippi Highway Patrol Officer reported that Burchfield may not have been restrained in the vehicle at the time of the accident.

She was airlifted to University Medical Center in Jackson initially was listed in critical condition and later died.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol and other emergency crews worked the scene.