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Pedestrian Killed on I-59; MHP Investigates

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LUMBERTON, Miss. - One man is dead after police say he was hit twice walking in the middle of Interstate 59 Sunday night.

Authorities say 35-year-old Delbert Legget Jr. junior was killed after hew as struck by two cars while he was walking on I-59 near the Lumberton exit on the northbound side.

Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

Legget was first struck by a truck driven by a 41-year-old Casey Davis.

Authorities say Davis stopped to help the victim, but Legget was struck again by another driver.

MHP is still investigating.

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