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MHP identifies man killed in Pontotoc County hit-and-run

Fatal hit and run in Pontotoc County (Yvonne Allen via Facebook)
Fatal hit and run in Pontotoc County (Yvonne Allen via Facebook)
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Updated: 7/16 2:23 pm
PONTOTOC COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) —  A Pontotoc man is dead after a hit and run crash in Pontotoc County Tuesday afternoon. 

It happened around 4:30, at the intersection of Highways 278 and 345.  The Mississippi Highway Patrol says 21 year old Lequintray D. Williams was traveling east along Highway 278 when a black Dodge pickup, headed south on 278, crashed into his SUV. Investigators say the SUV rolled, ejecting Williams.  He later died at a local hospital.  

The driver of the black Dodge pickup sped away after the crash.

The MHP reports, via Twitter, that the pickup involved in the wreck has since been located.

We'll have more details on this story as they become available.

 
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