Hub pedestrian killed by car on I-59

A Hattiesburg man was killed Monday night when he was struck by a car while attempting to walk across Interstate 59.

Officials say 49-year-old Ralph Eugene Tolley was struck near the Highway 11 intersection shortly before 11 pm.

Tolley, who moved to Hattiesburg about six months ago from North Carolina, was living on the Sullivan-Killrain Road nearby.

Authorities say the accident was unavoidable and no charges will be filed against the driver.