Jackson police continue to investigate a fatal accident that left a woman dead and an elderly man trying to help her in serious condition.
It happened on the Interstate 20 frontage road shortly after 8 o'clock Tuesday night. 65-year-old Harry Burchfield was traveling east bound on the frontage road in a 2000 Buick Park Avenue when he struck a woman who was walking on the side of the road.
When Burchfield left his vehicle to check on the unidentified female, he was struck by an unidentified motorist driving an 1967 Oldsmobile Cutlass. Burchfield remains in intensive care at UMC.
The woman he struck was pronounced dead at the scene. She is only identified as a white female at this time.
No arrests have been made.
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