One person killed in crash on Hwy 18 in Hinds Co.

Updated: Feb. 20, 2020 at 7:26 PM CST
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Mississippi Highway Patrol and the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department responded to a deadly accident in Hinds County Thursday night.

The one vehicle accident happened on Highway 18 near Midway Road.

According to Master Sergeant Eric Henry the driver hit a cow, and then left the roadway and struck a tree.

The driver has been identified as 31 year old Joel Johnson from Raymond, MS.

The driver died on the scene.

The MHP Crash Team is currently investigating.

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