July 22, 2022

Jackson, MS - Update: Brad Pennington Killed in Crash Involving Fleeing Driver on Maria Dr

Jackson, MS (July 22, 2022) - Local authorities have identified the man who was killed following a crash involving a high-speed chase in Jackson on Thursday, July 21. 

It was later revealed that 32-year-old Brad Pennington was on duty while riding in a truck with the United States Postal Service. Pennington was hit by a vehicle driven by 20-year-old Brandon Andrews. Andrews was reportedly fleeing police at the time of the impact. 

The crash caused the mail carrier to overturn. Pennington hit his head on the curb while attempting to exit the vehicle. Pennington was taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead. 

Andrews was taken into custody by local authorities. 

An ongoing crash investigation is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Brad Pennington at this time.

Fatal Speeding-Related Crashes in Mississippi

, Jackson, MS - Update: Brad Pennington Killed in Crash Involving Fleeing Driver on Maria Dr, Germany Law Firm PLLCA total of 11,258 persons were killed in road accidents in 2020 as a result of speeding, or more than 30 people on average every day. There were 10,136 fatal motor vehicle accidents in total that were caused by speeding. If racing, driving too quickly for the road conditions or exceeding the posted speed limit was identified as a significant factor in the incident, the crash is believed to have been caused by speeding.

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