Person killed after being hit by vehicle on Southaven interstate, police say

Southaven, Miss. — One person is dead after being hit by a vehicle on I-55 in Southaven, police said.

Southaven Police originally reported at crash at I-55 and Goodman Rd. around 11:15 a.m.

Less than an hour later, police confirmed to FOX13 that the pedestrian who was hit died at that scene.

Traffic at the intersection is currently closed and police are awaiting the medical examiner to make the scene.

Southaven Police said that they hope to resume traffic by 1 p.m., though an exact time for opening traffic back up has not been set.

No arrests had been made and nobody had been detained at the time of this story, according to police.