Pedestrian killed after being hit by 18-wheeler on stretch of rural Mississippi highway

Published 6:22 am Wednesday, December 29, 2021

A pedestrian was killed Monday evening on Highway 84 just outside of Prentiss.

Toby Bryant was killed when he walked into the path of an 18-wheeler in the eastbound lane of Highway 84.

A nurse traveling to Monticello stopped to render aid and offer assistance to the family until medical personnel arrived.

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Both lanes of the highway were closed for approximately an hour while the Mississippi Highway Patrol investigated the scene.