COVINGTON COUNTY, MS. (THECOUNT) — Chaniquel Hathorn, of Prentiss, Mississippi, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Thursday night vehicle crash in Covington County.

Hathorn, 28, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Prentiss Thursday night.


According to reports, Hathorn was operating a Ford Fusion on Highway 84 near Prentiss, when the vehicle came into contact with a Kia Rio around 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Hathorn was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The other involved driver suffered minor injuries in the crash.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Covington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 19,568. Its county seat is Collins. The county is named for U.S. Army officer and Congressman Leonard Covington – Wikipedia.