Man on scooter killed in hit-and-run wreck in Mississippi

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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.

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