Pedestrian killed in west Jackson identified

Pedestrian killed in west Jackson identified
Pedestrian hit, killed by car; Source: Google maps

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A man was killed after he was hit by a car in west Jackson Sunday night.

Hinds Co. Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart identified the man as 61-year-old Eddie Bell of Jackson.

The accident happened just after 9:00 p.m. on Jones Avenue.

According to Sgt. Roderick Holmes with the Jackson Police Department, officers at the scene found the man, dead, lying in the road.

The female driver of an SUV was also there. Witnesses told officers that the victim was lying in the roadway before the accident happened.

The cause of the crash is under investigation and no charges have been filed.

This investigation is ongoing.

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