JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Jackson police say a man is dead and a woman is in the hospital after what appeared to be a fatal car accident turned out to be a shooting.
Jackson Police Department spokeswoman Colendula Green says police responded Monday to a report of an altercation between the occupants of a truck and a car at a motel along Interstate 55.
Green says it appeared truck rammed the car as it was waiting on the side of the road. The pickup then flipped several times.
The driver of the truck, a man, is dead, and the female passenger who suffered gunshot wounds has been transported to a local hospital. Their names have not been released.
She says the car was later found abandoned at St. Dominic's hospital.
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