UPDATE: Coroner identifies pedestrian killed on Highway 45

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Officials have released the name of the pedestrian who was killed on Highway 45 during the weekend.

Posted: Feb 4, 2019 2:15 PM
Updated: Feb 5, 2019 10:31 AM

LEE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Officials have released the name of the pedestrian who was killed on Highway 45 during the weekend.

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green identified the victim as Jalen Ayers, 19, of Shannon.


Jalen Ayers | Photo: Courtesy

State troopers said the crash happened near Brewer Road the night of Saturday, Feb. 2.

Green said any other questions would need to be addressed by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

Troopers are expected to release details about the incident soon.

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