PONTOTOC, Miss. (WTVA) - State troopers say a vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian early Sunday morning in Pontotoc County.
Trooper Sgt. Gary Stanton says the incident happened on Highway 278 near Rocky Ford Road.
The pedestrian, 31-year-old Michael Hatcher of Pontotoc, was in the eastbound lane of the highway when he was struck by the vehicle.
The Pontotoc County coroner pronounced him dead on the scene.
Troopers reported no other injuries.
Note: The map included with this article shows the general location of where the incident happened, and the marker may not represent the exact location of the collision.