JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Jackson County Sheriff's Department are investigating a fatal accident that occurred early Saturday morning in St. Martin.
According to officials, the victim, 26-year old Jason Michael Salisbury of Latimer, was riding a bicycle on Tucker Road near the intersection of Pine Ridge Road when he was struck by a Ford F-150 shortly before 1 a.m. Witnesses told deputies that the driver of the vehicle left the scene and turned on Deneen Road.
Officers found the suspect standing outside his vehicle on Deneen Road shortly after the accident. The driver Dylan Anthony Bullock, 23 of Vancleave, was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of a fatality. Authorities say more charges against Bullock are pending.
Bullock is being held at the Jackson County Adult Detention Center.
We will continue to update this story as new information becomes available.