Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by car

Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by car

STONE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A Stone County man is in critical condition after being hit by a car Sunday evening.

According to Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Chase Elkins, an eastbound 2013 Honda Civic hit a pedestrian near the George / Stone County line on Highway 26 around 5:47 p.m.

Details about how the incident occurred are not known at this time.

The victim was transferred to a Hattiesburg hospital where he remains in critical condition.

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