Pedestrian hit, killed on I-55 in Copiah County Sunday night


COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) is investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed in Copiah County on Sunday, October 10.

The incident happened on I-55 in the Wesson area around 10:00 p.m., according to MHP. They said a 2009 Toyota Tacoma, driven by 30-year-old Alexandria Evitts, of Florida, hit the victim.

The Copiah County coroner identified the victim as Robert Wiltshire, 38, of Wesson. He died at the scene.

This crash remains under investigation by MHP.

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