Pedestrian struck and killed

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According to Mississippi Highway Patrol, a pedestrian was struck and killed on US 49 just north of Magee.

It happened just before 8 p.m. Friday when a man ran across the northbound lane as a Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling north, according to authorities.

The victim was identified as 39-year-old Eric Lee, who was a patient at Boswell Regional Center and was diagnosed with Autism, according to MHP.

Lee was killed on the scene.

The accident remains under investigation.

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