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Crime

Pedestrian killed in hit and run

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Photo by Tony Webster - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=37663887

Early Friday morning, a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle near the Vicksburg Municipal Airport.

Around 5 a.m. on Friday, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the 5800 block of Highway 61 South.

Reports are the vehicle was a Nissan, which fled the scene after the incident.  Vicksburg police are on the lookout for a Nissan with heavy front-end damage.

Anyone with information concerning the hit-and-run is encouraged to contact the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-6356-2511 or Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS  (8477).

The identity of the victim is being withheld currently pending notification to the family.

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