LAMAR COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg man was killed Tuesday morning when he was hit by a car while walking on U.S. Highway 98 in Lamar County.
Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop J spokesman Sgt. Travis Luck said 58-year-old James Casey was hit just after 5:34 a.m.
Luck said Casey was walking in the left westbound lane of the highway near Rocky Branch Road when he was hit by a Kia passenger car.
Casey died at the scene, Luck said.
The incident remains under investigation by MHP.