Man hit and killed by vehicle on DeSoto County Highway, officials say

Man hit and killed by vehicle on DeSoto County Highway, officials say
One man is dead after an accident on a Mississippi Highway. (Kali9/Getty Images)

DeSoto County, Miss. — A man is dead after being run over on a Mississippi highway, officials say.

Mississippi Highway Patrol reported the fatal accident Saturday night.

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The accident happened on U.S. 61 south of MS 161 in Desoto County, Mississippi.

Officials say a man was on the highway when he was struck and killed around 6:30 p.m.

FOX13 is working to learn more about this fatal accident and will update this story when more information is available.