Man and woman killed after car crashes into utility pole in Jackson

Man and woman killed after car crashes into utility pole in Jackson

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A man and woman were killed late Tuesday night after a car hit a utility pole in Jackson.

The car was driving on I-220 South when it left the road and crashed. It appeared the driver was exiting the ramp to Medgar Evers Blvd.

A female passenger died at the scene, while the female driver and male passenger were taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

The male passenger succumbed to his injuries Wednesday afternoon. The Hinds County coroner has identified him as 32-year-old Wesley Lee.

The female passenger has not been identified.

The driver is currently at the hospital listed in stable condition.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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