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Mississippi: Tow truck driver hit, killed on I-55 in DeSoto County

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
A man is dead following a car accident in DeSoto County.

According to the Desoto County Sheriff’s Department, a tow truck driver identified as Tommy R. McKee was loading a car onto his wrecker when another motorist identified as Devan E. Simpson hit and killed him in the northbound lanes of I-55 near the the East Commerce Street exit.

Simpson was issued a citation for failure to move over.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the accident.  All of the northbound lanes were closed due to the accident.

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