Man killed while walking on Old Mobile Hwy

Man killed while walking on Old Mobile Hwy
A man died early Tuesday morning after being hit by a vehicle in the Rocky Creek Community of George County. (Photo source: WLOX)

GEORGE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A man died early Tuesday morning after being hit by a vehicle in the Rocky Creek Community of George County. It happened around 4am.

Investigators say the 25-year-old was walking in the 2000 block of Old Mobile Highway when he was hit. A medical helicopter took him to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officials are still working to notify the man's family, so his identity is not being released at this time.

So far, no one has been charged. And while deputies say they don't consider this case a hit and run, they do say it's still an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information concerning the fatal crash is asked to call the George County Sheriff's Office at (601) 947-4811.

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