Man ejected in fatal I-220 crash - - Jackson, MS

Man ejected in fatal I-220 crash

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Jackson man was killed when thrown from his vehicle in a crash on I-220 early Sunday morning.

J.P.D. Officer Colendula Green said police responded to the scene at 1:55 a.m.

Investigators said 40 year old Bernard Peterson was traveling north on I-220 when the accident occurred.

He lost control of the Chevy 1500 pickup truck as he prepared to exit at Watkins Drive.

Green said his truck hit the median and flipped several times.

Peterson's body was found about 50 feet from where his vehicle landed.

The Jackson man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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