Motor vehicle accident claims life of 6-year-old (copy)

Ray Van Dusen, Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo

Apr. 7—NETTLETON — A motor vehicle accident on the Highway 45 bypass April 6 claimed the life of a Shannon Primary School student.

According to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley, Jyrea Ivy, 6, was the passenger in a Ford Mustang traveling in the southbound lanes. The car collided with another vehicle in the northbound lanes near the intersection of Martin Luther King Avenue.

Gurley said Ivy was killed at the scene. The 911 call came in at 3:05 p.m.