November 23, 2023

Jackson man dead after being struck by vehicle

Therese Apel

A Jackson man is dead after an early-morning collision in Jackson County.

On Wednesday, November 22, at approximately 1 a.m., the Mississippi Highway Patrol
responded to a fatal crash on Highway 63 in Jackson County involving a pedestrian.

A 2000 Honda Civic driven by Richard Thomas, 55, of Moss Point, MS, was traveling north on Highway 63. Jesiah Cady, 33, of Jackson, MS, was walking south on Highway 63 in the northbound lane. The Honda Civic collided with Jesiah Cady, who received fatal injuries from the crash and was pronounced dead on the scene.

This crash remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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