Brother, sister killed crossing Hwy 609

ST. MARTIN, MS (WLOX) - A brother and sister are dead after being hit by a car in St. Martin Monday night.

Jackson County Coroner Vickie Broadus said it happened on Washington Avenue when the two were crossing the road from the Holiday Inn Express where they were staying. The victims have not yet been identified.

Fort Bayou Fire Chief Lyle Crandall tells WLOX News the accident happened around 9:15pm.

Right now the investigation is ongoing. We have learned the driver of the car that struck the brother and sister was not taken into custody.

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