A Mother Dead and Son Injured In Single-Car Crash

WIGGINS, Miss. – A mother is dead and her 22-year-old son is injured, after their car struck a tree in McHenry.

The Stone County Coroner says Mylinda Beech of Gulfport was riding with her son in a 1997 Volkswagen Jetta Sunday night.

According to officials Brandon Beech was driving the car when it ran off the road. Mylinda Beech was wearing a seatbelt when the car struck a tree on the passenger side, but Brandon Beech was not.

He was taken to Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, where he was treated for minor to moderate injuries.

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