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Fatal Traffic Accident

By Staff
Ruth Hime, 86, of Meridian, died Wednesday afternoon as a result of trauma injuries she received in a two-car accident at Poplar Springs Drive and 26th Street. Lauderdale County Deputy Coroner Clayton Cobler said Hime, who was driving a Ford Tempo, left, died at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center's emergency room.
Capt. Jeff Lewis of the Meridian Police Department said the cause of the accident, which happened at 12:13 p.m., is under investigation. Lewis said Dorothy Covington, driver of the other car, a Ford Escort, was transported to Riley Hospital.
Photo by Kyle Carter / The Meridian Star
Oct. 9, 2003