UPDATE: An officer who was responding the scene of a deadly crash in Clinton was injured, officials said.
Police went to I-20 East and Springridge Road Sunday night to respond to crash. A pedestrian was hit and died.
Mark Jones with the City of Clinton said an officer at the scene was standing outside of his patrol car when a vehicle rear ended the car; the officer was injured.
Jones said the officer was taken to the hospital to be treated for bumps and bruises. He has been released.
Mississippi has a law that requires drivers to move over for law enforcement and emergency vehicles; Jones said the driver was cited for not moving over.
The identifty of the pedestrian killed has not been released at this time.
CLINTON, Miss. (WJTV) – Clinton Fire and Police Departments are responding to a deadly incident on I-20 eastbound at Springridge Road.
According to Mark Jones with the city of Clinton, the accident involved a vehicle and a pedestrian.
We’re told the pedestrian has died. No identification has been released at this time.