UPDATE: 10/17/2016 7:14am Jackson Police tell WJTV that the driver of the vehicle involved is being questioned. No charges are being filed at this time.
— Natay Holmes (@NatayHolmes) October 17, 2016
UPDATE: 10/17/2016 6:55am WJTV’s Natay Holmes reports that the coroner has arrived on the scene.
UPDATE: 10/17/2016 6:31am Only one lane of traffic is open on Highway 80 near Westhaven at this time.
JACKSON, Mississippi (WJTV) – Jackson Police are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was killed on Highway 80 near Westhaven this morning. AMR is on the scene.
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The only thing that police are saying about the victim is that she is a woman. Few other details are known at this time.
Traffic is blocked on Westhaven Drive.
Commander Tyree Jones with the Jackson Police Department is confirming the incident and say that more information will be released:
JPD on scene investigating a female struck by a vehicle on Hwy 80 near Westhaven Dr. She is deceased. More info to come.
— Jackson Police Dept. (@JacksonMSPolice) October 17, 2016
WJTV is on the scene and will provide more information as soon as it is available.