Pedestrian killed in early-morning crash on Mississippi Highway

Published 6:22 am Friday, July 22, 2022

A Mississippi man has died after being hit by a vehicle Wednesday.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol reports that at approximately 4:44 a.m. Wednesday, troopers received a call to Highway 16 near Wiggins Road in Madison County. When they arrived, they found that the crash involved a pedestrian.

Javaris D. Mack, 28, was killed when he was hit by a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado driven by 50-year-old Leroy Barnes, of Carthage.

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Mack received fatal injuries from the crash and was pronounced dead on the scene.

This crash is currently under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.