JPD investigates deadly hit and run on McDowell Road - - Jackson, MS

JPD investigates deadly hit and run on McDowell Road

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson police are investigating a deadly hit and run that happened on Thursday night.

At 11:31 pm, JPD officers responded to McDowell Road near Belvedere Drive after a report of a crash with injuries.

Two pedestrians had been hit by a car while crossing the street. Police say a person in an SUV was traveling east bound on McDowell Road when they hit both victims.

The driver fled the scene.

Both victims were transported to UMMC. Police say one victim suffered a broken leg and is expected to recover.

The other victim, Sherman Lowe sustained life-threatening injuries and died in the hospital on Friday.

His death is currently being investigated by the Accident Investigations Division.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Jackson Police Department at 601-960-1234 or 601-355-TIPS.

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