Retired police lieutenant killed in accident

Published 11:30 am Tuesday, July 16, 2019

A retired Mississippi police lieutenant has been killed in a two-vehicle crash.

The Hattiesburg American reports 75-year-old John Smith Jr. died after the crash Sunday in Hattiesburg.

Hattiesburg Police Department spokesman Ryan Moore says Smith retired in 1994 after 24 years with the department.

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Smith was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The other driver wasn’t injured.

Moore says no charges have been filed and an investigation is ongoing.