Officer injured, woman killed in fatal two-car crash in Panola County

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PANOLA COUNTY, Miss. — A woman was killed and an officer was injured following a car wreck just off I-55 at Highway 315 in Sardis, Mississippi Monday night, The Panola County Sheriff's Office said.

Sheriff Darby says the officer was taken to a local hospital. A woman in the second vehicle was pronounced dead on the scene.

On Tuesday, she was identified as 33-year-old Ericka Hughes.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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