Police: Woman struck, killed by Highway Patrol vehicle

Published 9:30 am Friday, March 17, 2023

(AP) — A pedestrian in the middle of U.S. Highway 49 was struck and killed by a Mississippi Highway Patrol vehicle early Friday, police in Hattiesburg said.
The pedestrian, a woman, was struck on the highway just before 3 a.m., Hattiesburg police said in a news release. She was pronounced dead the scene.
Further information was not immediately released.
A message seeking comment was left with a highway patrol spokesperson.

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