MHP investigating after pedestrian struck, killed on I-55 in Copiah County

MHP investigating after pedestrian struck, killed on I-55 in Copiah County
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COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating after a pedestrian was killed on I-55 in Copiah County Monday evening.

According to preliminary reports, a vehicle struck a pedestrian in the northbound lane of the interstate near mile marker 73.

The pedestrian was killed on the scene.

The accident is now under investigation and the name of the victim is pending notification of next of kin.

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