STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) — The Mississippi Highway Patrol is looking into an overnight hit and run in Lowndes County where someone riding a scooter died after another vehicle hit it.
It happened around 1:30 a.m. Monday on Highway 373, according to Staff Sergeant Derrick Beckom.
Beckom identified the person who died as Marquis Ramone Dixon, 31, of Columbus.
According to troopers, Dixon was driving south on a small red scooter when the collision happened.
He died at the site of the accident.
Beckom did not indicate if troopers knew what type of vehicle struck the scooter or who was driving.