BYRAM, Miss. (WLBT) - A Pearl teenager was killed Sunday night in a wreck on Interstate 55, near the Byram exit. The accident happened about 7:00 PM.
Laura Lacy, 16, was killed when her southbound car crossed the median and into the northbound lanes, where her car clipped the back of a Honda Element. Lacy's car then flipped several times before landing upside-down on the Frontage Road in front of the Belk distribution center.
Sgt. James Walker of the Mississippi Highway Patrol tells WLBT News Lacy was not wearing a seatbelt.
The driver of the Element and his passenger were not injured.
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