Man killed in hit-and-run on I-55 in Southaven

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SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — A pedestrian was killed early Friday morning after he was hit by two vehicles on Interstate 55 in Southaven.

The northbound lanes between Goodman Road and Church Road on I-55 were temporarily closed following the deadly accident.

Capt. Mark Little with the Southaven Police Department said the pedestrian was struck by an unknown vehicle that did not stay on the scene. He was then hit a second time by another motorist who stopped and called 911.

Authorities said the vehicle responsible should have heavy damage to the front bumper and possibly to the windshield.

The southbound lanes remained open.

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