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Minor killed, multiple injured in hit and run on Mississippi highway

A minor was killed in a hit and run on a Mississippi Highway late Tuesday evening according to a release from the Mississippi Highway patrol on Wednesday morning.

The person resonsible is still on the run after abandoning the vehicle.

From the MHP:

On Tuesday , July 7, 2020 at approximately 10:23p.m., a 2013 Hyundai Sonata driven by Fesobi B. Saliu ,27, of Memphis, TN was traveling southbound on MS 309 when he was struck from the rear by a 2003 GMC Yukon driven by an unknown subject who left the scene by running into the woods.  

As a result of this crash one minor was killed. Mr Saliu and passengers Latoya Saliu,38, and other minors were injured.
The cause of this crash is still under investigation.

If you have information about this case, contact local authorities.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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