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Pedestrian killed in collision in Perry Co. Sunday morning

According to Mississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. Chase Elkins said troopers responded to the crash...
According to Mississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. Chase Elkins said troopers responded to the crash around 3:05 a.m.
Published: Oct. 18, 2021 at 5:53 PM CDT
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PERRY COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - A Richton resident was hit and killed by a vehicle while walking on State Route 42 in Perry County early Sunday morning.

According to Mississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. Chase Elkins, troopers responded to the crash around 3:05 a.m.

MHP said a 2007 Ford Focus was going east on MS 42 when it collided with Olin Ray Moody, 38, of Richton, who was walking in the eastbound lane.

Moody received fatal injuries from the crash and was pronounced dead on the scene.

The crash is still being investigated by MHP.

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