Man killed in Rankin County accident identified - - Jackson, MS

Man killed in Rankin County accident identified

Robert Paul Parker  (Source: Family) Robert Paul Parker (Source: Family)
RANKIN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Rankin County authorities say a man was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday night.

The accident happened shortly before 9 p.m. on Cleary Road near the intersection of White Road near Florence.

According to Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey, 53-year-old Robert Paul Parker, of Richland, died at the scene.

Sheriff Bryan Bailey says Parker was lying across the southbound lane of Cleary Road when a car came over the hill and was able to avoid hitting him. A second vehicle was unable to avoid hitting Parker.  

Sheriff Bailey says he doesn't expect any charges to be filed.

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