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Officers found the pedestrian, 46-year-old Ellerick Pierce, injured at the scene. He later died at the local hospital.

Posted: Jan 6, 2020 3:29 PM
Updated: Jan 6, 2020 4:29 PM

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Booneville Police are investigating the death of a pedestrian.

Police officers responded Sunday evening to a reported incident involving a pedestrian and a motor vehicle. Police confirmed the incident happened on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive near Rev. A.C. Welch Drive.

Officers found the pedestrian, 46-year-old Ellerick Pierce, injured at the scene. He later died at the local hospital.

Police did not provide information about the driver of the vehicle.

Investigators will present the case to a Prentiss County grand jury.

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