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December 16, 2021

GoFund Me started for family of DeSoto County hit and run victim

Mary Apel

Horn Lake Police continue investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident that occured on Friday, Dec. 10.

Officers were called to the 5300 block of Nail Road near Jackson Drive regarding a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle. The victim died on the scene from her injuries before emergency personnel could arrive.

Police identified the victim as Leslie Bickers, age 21. The driver of the vehicle did not stop and left the area.

Investigators now are asking for information about the incident and anyone who can help out should call the Police Department at 662-393-6174 or DeSoto County Crime Stoppers at 662 429-TIPS (8477)

A GoFundMe account has been set up for funeral expenses. Visit the GoFundMe page for more information and to donate. A goal of $10,000 has been set and more than $1,200 has been raised so far.

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