Jackson, MS – Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident on MS-80Mississippi Legal News
Jackson, MS (October 31, 2019) – Around 9 a.m. yesterday, October 30, police responded to a fatal hit-and-run accident on MS-80 that led to the fatality of one person.
Originally, police received calls regarding the finding of a woman’s body alongside the roadway. Somebody who was working in the area found her body.
When police investigated, they found that the 56-year-old had injuries that showed them that she was struck by a vehicle. There was also debris from a vehicle found at the scene.
The woman has since been identified as Teresa Tynes from Jackson. Police are not sure of the exact type of vehicle that struck her.
Investigators are looking at local surveillance video in an effort to find the driver. The investigation is currently ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
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Disclaimer: At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, we provide the information found in these accident reports as a resource for families who have been in similar situations and to raise awareness about the dangers of driving. We would also like to honor the victims who have been injured or lost their life as a result of a Mississippi accident and hope that the information reported will help prevent future accidents. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.