JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Memorial services were held Saturday for a teacher killed in a head-on collision. The wreck occurred Tuesday afternoon on River Thames Road off Old Canton Road in Jackson.
Leigh Anne Ward taught computer classes to elementary students at Madison-Ridgeland Academy for 12 years. Funeral services were held Saturday morning at Broadmoor Baptist Church in Madison.
Police believe the 19 year old driver of a silver truck crossed the center line and crashed into Ward. Both vehicles landed on their side in a homeowner's front yard.
Jackson Police Officer Colendula Green said the driver has not been charged with a crime. The 19 year old's identity has not been released.
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