Pedestrian hit and killed on I55 - - Jackson, MS

Pedestrian hit and killed on I55

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson Police are searching for the driver who hit and killed a pedestrian on Interstate 55 early Thursday morning.

Investigators say around 5:00 a.m., the man's body was found lying in the northbound lanes between the Beasley and County Line Road exits.

He had been hit by multiple vehicles.

All northbound lanes were shutdown while investigators collected evidence.  Authorities are still looking for the driver responsible.

Anyone with information on the accident is asked to call Crimestoppers at (601)355-TIPS(8477).

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