COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has died after he was riding a scooter on a highway and the scooter was struck by a vehicle that left the scene.
WTVA-TV reports the hit-and-run wreck happened early Monday on Highway 373 in Lowndes County. Mississippi Highway Patrol Staff Sgt. Derrick Beckom identified the person who died as 31-year-old Marquis Ramone Dixon of Columbus.
Beckom did not say if troopers know what type of vehicle struck the scooter or who was driving the vehicle.