Lafayette County woman dies in car wreck

Published 9:52 am Tuesday, July 11, 2017

A Lafayette County woman died Monday in a wreck on County Road 244, according to Lafayette County Coroner Rocky Kennedy.

The wreck occurred at about 2:30 p.m. Betty Lou Watkins, 67, was the passenger and died at the scene from injuries sustained in the wreck. Her husband, Steve Watkins was the driver and suffered serious but nonlife-threatening injuries. The wreck is being investigated by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department.

Funeral arrangements for Watkins are being handled by the Holly Springs Funeral Home.

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No other details about the cause of the wreck were available this morning.