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Jackson police identify victim of hit-and-run, still seeking suspect

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UPDATE: The victim in this fatal hit-and-run has been identified as Jaylen King, 21.

This is an ongoing investigation, we are asking anyone with information in this case to contact the Jackson Police Department or Crimestoppers.

 

ORIGINAL POST:

Jackson Police are investigating a deadly pedestrian hit and run that happened in the 800 block of Claiborne Ave.
According to police, an unknown black male appeared to have been struck from behind by an unknown vehicle at approximately 7 pm Sunday night.
Next of kin notification is pending as we work with the Hinds County Corners Office to positively identify the victim.
If you have any information on this incident please contact the Jackson Police Department at 601-960-1234 or CrimeStoppers at 601-355 -TIPS(8477).
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