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Man charged in hit-and-run accident

Juan M. Hernandez  (MBI)
Juan M. Hernandez (MBI)
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Updated: 7/16 4:13 pm
PONTOTOC, Miss. (WTVA) -- A Pontotoc man is being held on a $100,000 bond in connection with a deadly hit-and-run accident Tuesday afternoon.

Juan M. Hernandez, 36, of 10th Street is charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving a fatality.

He is accused of driving away from the scene of the accident at the intersection of Highway 275 and Highway 345 around 4:30 p.m.

Lequintray D. Williams, 21, of Pontotoc died at the scene of the accident.

Witnesses told MHP the driver left the scene in a black Dodge pick-up.

That pickup was located Wednesday morning on County Road 900 in Lee County.

Hernandez is being held in the Pontotoc County jail.

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