1 dead after train hits car near Boling, Bullard streets

Photo: WJTV

UPDATE: JPD identified the victim as 44-year-old Marcus Williams.


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Jackson Police said one person died after a train hit a car in Jackson Thursday afternoon.

JPD Commander Tyree Jones said the 44-year-old driver of the car died at the scene.

The crash happened near Boling Street and Bullard Street.

Jones said the train that is owned by the Kansas City Southern Rail Company was headed eastbound on the tracks. The vehicle was headed southbound on the Bullard Street side of the tracks. The car was going through the intersections when the train hit it, Jones said.

The crash is still under investigation.

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