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Florence man killed after being struck by vehicle

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HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

One person is dead after being hit by a vehicle Saturday night in Hinds County.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says it happened just before 11 p.m. on I-55 Frontage Road between Byram and the Wynndale Road Exit.

Troopers say Charles Lovorn, 33, pulled his 1997 Ford F-150 off the road. He stepped out of the truck and was struck by an oncoming vehicle.

One witness says it appeared to be a dark colored pickup truck that hit the Florence man. The vehicle may have damage to the front grill.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is heading up this investigation and is turning to the public for help in looking for information that leads them to the fleeing driver. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Mississippi Highway Patrol at 601-987-1530.

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