Mississippi man dies while trying to cross highway
Published 7:18 am Tuesday, August 17, 2021
A Mississippi man was killed when he was hit by a truck as he was trying to walk across a highway Sunday.
A trooper from the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the accident involving a pedestrian on US 98 east around 12:09 p.m.
A semi-truck was traveling east on US 98 when a man, later identified as Darrell Wayne Lawrence, 55, was walking across the eastbound lane of the highway.
The truck hit Lawrence, who was pronounced dead at the scene.