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Lamar County hit and run injures one


Shortly before 6 p.m. Lamar County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an individual on a bicycle struck by a vehicle at the Oak Grove and Steelman Road intersection. The vehicle involved fled the scene and was eventually stopped on Lincoln Road extension. The driver, a 28 year-old male of Louin, Miss. was taken into custody.

The 30 year-old female struck on the bicycle was transported to Forrest General Hospital and the extent of her injuries are unknown at this time. The driver was charged with aggravated assault with a motor vehicle causing serious bodily injury.


Authorities are checking to see if alcohol is involved and Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel says that more charges are pending, depending on the results of an alcohol test.

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