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December 9, 2021

Petal man dies in hit and run on I-20 in Meridian

Therese Apel

A Petal man was killed in a hit-and-run in Meridian on Wednesday.

The Meridian Police Department confirmed to WTOK that William C. Sullivan, 58, died after being hit by what they say was possibly a 1996 or 1997 Chevy Blazer, Chevy S10, GMC Jimmy, GMC Sonoma, Isuzu Hombre or Oldsmobile Bravada, based on evidence left at the scene.

They said the wreck occurred about 7 p.m. on I-20 eastbound, east of the 153 on-ramp. The vehicle left the scene.

Authorities say The vehicle will have passenger-side damage and a missing passenger-side mirror.

If you know anything about this wreck, please contact the Meridian Police Department at (601) 485-1893 or Crimestoppers at 855-485-8477.

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