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Struck and killed

Man killed in Rankin County accident identified

A moderate Tuesday afternoon in the Jackson metro and I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Rankin County authorities have identified a man who was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday night as 53-year-old Robert Paul Parker.

Also, Jackson firefighters battled a blaze overnight at the Southbound Arms Apartments, at 1125 Raymond Road. The fire was in the office building.

Plus, 21-year-old Gregory Tyler Moore has been sentenced to 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to a series of home and auto burglaries that occurred in 2012. The last 10 years of the sentence were suspended.

In sports, a look at the Ole Miss Rebels as they prepare for this week's season opening kick off.

Clear skies and 87 degrees in the metro. Get your full First Alert Forecast.

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