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The Mississippi Highway Patrol is still investigating a one vehicle accident in Benton County that claimed the life of a Memphis resident.

Posted: Nov. 10, 2018 10:56 PM
Updated: Nov. 11, 2018 9:13 PM

BENTON COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol is still investigating a one-vehicle accident in Benton County that claimed the life of a Memphis resident.

Troopers responded to I-22, near Hickory Flat, at approximately 6:08 p.m. Friday evening.

"Upon arriving it appeared that Randy Barnes, 39, of Memphis, was walking westbound on I-22 in the roadway when he was hit by an 18-wheeler," said Cpl. Jason Roe.

Barnes died at the scene from his injuries.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was uninjured.

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