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Car accident kills Vicksburg pedestrian

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A pedestrian died after being hit by a car in Vicksburg early Monday morning. Mississippi Highway Patrol investigators said that a woman driving a Nissan Sentra collided with a man on Highway 80 near Dear Ridge Road at approximately 5:10 a.m.

The victim, Anthony Sims was fatally injured as a result of the impact. The driver, Ashley King, 19, of Vicksburg ended-up being ejected from her Nissan.

Following the initial collision with Sims, King's car left the roadway and hit an embankment. She was not wearing a seatbelt and ejected from the vehicle.

MHP has not provided details on King's condition, but did report that no charges have been filed at this time. 

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