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Pedestrian killed by 18-wheeler on I-59 identified

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Authorities investigate the death of a woman who was killed by a semi-truck on I-59 Saturday afternoon. Authorities investigate the death of a woman who was killed by a semi-truck on I-59 Saturday afternoon.
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HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

Authorities have identified the woman who was struck and killed by an 18-wheel truck on Interstate 59 on Saturday afternoon.

Carmen Corey, 59, was killed while walking in the southbound lane near the 60-mile marker around 4:50 p.m. Saturday. A vehicle was discovered near the scene of the accident.

Officials said her family is from McClain.

The death is under investigation. No charges have been filed.

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