- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 27, 2014

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a 22-year-old pedestrian has died after being struck by a truck on U.S. Highway 78.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (https://bit.ly/1lOC3DJ ) Corbyn Maddox, of Tupelo, appeared to have been walking in the westbound lane of Highway 78 late Saturday night when he was hit.

It is unclear why Maddox was walking in the roadway. The accident remains under investigation.


Information from: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, https://djournal.com

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