Pedestrian killed on I-55 near downtown Jackson - - Jackson, MS

Pedestrian killed on I-55 near downtown Jackson

Source: WLBT Source: WLBT
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - All southbound lanes of I-55 were closed near Pearl Street Friday night after a pedestrian was killed. The lanes remained close for more than an hour.

Officer Colendula Green says at 11:06 Friday night a pedestrian was hit by a truck. She says his identity will not be released until his family is notified.  

The Mississippi Department of Transportation is asking drivers to use caution in the area. The accident blocked all lanes of southbound traffic.  

Officer Green also says an accident reconstructionist team was called to the area.

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