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Laurel police searching for man wanted for fatal hit-and-run

The Laurel Police Department is searching for a man wanted for a fatal hit-and-run that...
The Laurel Police Department is searching for a man wanted for a fatal hit-and-run that happened in November.(wdam)
Published: Jan. 12, 2021 at 10:48 AM CST
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LAUREL, Miss. (WDAM) - The Laurel Police Department is searching for a man wanted for a fatal hit-and-run that happened in November.

According to Chief Tommy Cox, Anthony Kirk, 50, is wanted for one count of leaving the scene of an accident causing death. The victim is identified as Jerry Dean Coleman, 65, of Laurel.

Cox says the accident happened Nov. 25 on Palmer Avenue. He says the suspect vehicle is believed to be a Honda Civic, 1997 or newer model, with damage to the passenger front.

Kirk has now been entered into NCIC. To report any information on Kirk’s whereabouts, contact the LPD at (601) 399-4440 or Crime Stoppers at (601) 428-STOP.

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