Man charged with DUI in death of pedestrian - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

Man charged with DUI in death of pedestrian

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a driver believed to be under the influence. The victim is identified as 62-year-old Jerry Stamps.

Jackson Police officer Colendula Green says Stamps was trying to cross the street near the intersection of Belvedere Drive and McDowell Road in south Jackson earlier tonight.

 Family members say the occupants of the older model brown Lexus, that struck the victim, had just left a liquor store.

Officer Green says the driver, 52-year-old William McGinnis has been arrested for Driving Under the Influence.

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