Man dies after being hit by SUV on Ridgewood Rd. - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

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Man dies after being hit by SUV on Ridgewood Rd.

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) -

On Tuesday night, Jackson police responded to Ridgewood Road and Adkins Blvd. after a report that a pedestrian had been hit.

Police say 27-year-old Dexter Parker was walking when he was hit by a 2007 Chevy Suburban going south on Ridgewood Road. His injuries were life-threatening and he was taken to UMMC.

The driver of the car stayed on the scene and complied with officers, providing a statement about the accident.

On Wednesday, Parker died at UMMC from his injuries. The driver was not charged and the cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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