Man charged in connection to deadly hit and run on Clinton Blvd.

The victim has been identified.

Man charged in connection to deadly hit and run on Clinton Blvd.
Jonathan Hawkins, 22

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The Jackson Police Department has made an arrest after a man was hit by a car.

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It happened at the 5000 block of Clinton Boulevard just before 1:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

Police say that 51-year-old Keith Moore died at the scene after being struck by a vehicle.

Officers were told that the victim was walking just off the roadway when a vehicle appeared to veer off the road, striking the him.

22-year-old Jonathan Hawkins has been arrested and charged with vehicular homicide and felony leaving the scene of an accident.

The vehicle believed to have been involved, a tan Toyota Camry, was also recovered from the 100 block of O’Ferrell Avenue.

Hawkins remains in custody as he awaits an initial court appearance.

This investigation is ongoing.

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