HATTIESURG, Miss. (AP) — A pedestrian in the middle of U.S. Highway 49 was struck and killed by a Mississippi Highway Patrol vehicle early Friday, police in Hattiesburg said.
The pedestrian, a woman, was struck on the highway just before 3 a.m., Hattiesburg police said in a news release. She was pronounced dead the scene.
Further information was not immediately released.
A message seeking comment was left with a highway patrol spokesperson.