66-year-old Mississippi woman hit, killed while trying to walk across highway

Published 5:43 am Thursday, May 23, 2024

A 66-year-old Mississippi woman was hit and killed while trying to walk across the road.

Officials with the Rankin County Coroner’s Office identified Geraldine Coyer, 66, as the victim in a weekend accident involving a pedestrian on Airport Road.

The incident happened on Saturday evening around midnight.

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Officials say Coyer was walking across the road when she was struck by a vehicle.