Man killed while trying to cross busy stretch of Mississippi highway
Published 6:06 am Tuesday, December 21, 2021
A Mississippi man trying to cross a busy highway Saturday was struck and killed by a passing car.
James Cockrell, 50, was killed Saturday when a car struck him as he attempted to cross U.S. 61 North near the Interstate 20 exit in Vicksburg.
The incident occurred at about 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Warren County Coroner Doug Huskey said Cockrell was pronounced dead at the scene.