Jackson, MS – Wyman Taylor Struck & Killed on Hickory Dr Near Canary LnMississippi Legal News
Jackson, MS (June 12, 2020) – Police have now released the identity of the man who was struck by a car in the city of Jackson on Sunday evening, May 7th. Wyman Taylor, 64, was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene on Hickory Drive at around 5:30 p.m., according to authorities.
Officials stated that Taylor was walking on Hickory Drive near Canary Lane when he was hit by a green Toyota sedan with a white hood. Emergency responders arrived at the scene and transported Taylor to a nearby hospital in critical condition.
On Friday morning, June 12th, Taylor succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. The incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Wyman Taylor at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
According to reported data, 88 people were hit and killed by vehicles in the state of Mississippi during 2018, alone. Pedestrian accidents in Mississippi are often deadly because of the power and speed of motor vehicles, as well as the vulnerability of the victim. Many people suffer a wrongful death due to negligent parties every day, and it is imperative that loved ones understand their rights, moving forward.
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