Person killed in Mississippi hit-and-run

Published 7:06 pm Sunday, October 1, 2023

The Mississippi Highway Patrol has asked for the public’s help in finding the suspect responsible for killing a pedestrian during a hit-and-run.

According to a MHP release, troopers responded Saturday to the fatal crash on Highway 6 near Plantersville in Lee County.

The person was walking on the shoulder when struck by a dark-color truck with a green LED light in the grill. The victim was killed at the scene.

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According to MHP, the vehicle was last seen driving north along Highway 6. It was reported to have a broken passenger-side headlight and damage to the front right bumper.

Anyone with information is asked to call MHP’s Troop F at 662-486-1995 or Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi at 1-800-773-8477.