Pedestrian Killed On I-55 - - Jackson, MS

Pedestrian Killed On I-55

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HAZLEHURST, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A pedestrian is dead after he was hit by a vehicle on Interstate 55 Tuesday night. Trooper First Class Julius Hutson says the 51-year-old man was hit by a pickup traveling southbound in the left lane of I-55, at Mile Marker 61,  near Hazlehurst.

The pedestrian, who was wearing dark clothing, tried to cross from one side of the interstate to the other when he was hit. He was pronounced dead at the scene and is believed to be from out of state.

Trooper Hutson says his identity will not be released until the next of kin is notified.

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