Pedestrian killed on I-55 Sunday

Published 9:00 am Monday, May 17, 2021

A pedestrian was killed Sunday morning on I-55 in Lincoln County when he was struck by a vehicle.

Kenneth Lee Dupre, 64, of Magnolia, was in the roadway on I-55 after crashing his vehicle in the median, according to Mississippi Highway Patrol Cpl. Craig James.

A 2016 Cadillac Escalade driven by Neal Binkley, 44, of New Orleans, Louisiana, was traveling south on the interstate and collided with Dupre at approximately 12:24 a.m. near mile marker 30 at Bogue Chitto.

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Dupre received fatal injuries from the crash and was pronounced dead on the scene.