Madison woman kills herself at scene of wreck - - Jackson, MS

Madison woman kills herself at scene of wreck

SCOTT COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Scott County Sheriff has confirmed that a woman involved in a wreck died on the scene, but not from injuries sustained in the accident.

The victim is 36-year-old Ginny Watkins of Madison.

The wreck happened Monday night on Highway 481, north of Morton. 

Her truck ran off the road and into a creek.

Coroner Joe Bradford says, following the wreck, she climbed into the backseat; pulled a gun; and shot and killed herself.

Several people coming to her aid reportedly witnessed the incident.

There have been conflicting online theories about the incident posted on social media; some saying it was a possible carjacking.

The Sheriff says there was the theft of another truck like hers on Monday, which may have some people confused about her case. 

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