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Man Charged for Fleeing an Accident after Killing a Person

PONTOTOC, Miss.- It was a hit and run that claimed the life of 21-year-old Lequintray Williams Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of U.S. Highway 278 and Highway 345.

Police have now charged a man for the accident. Juan M. Hernandez, 36, is being held on a $100,000 bond and charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving a fatality.

Police located Hernandez Wednesday morning in Lee County after witnesses told them the man that left the scene was driving a black Dodge pick-up truck.

Hernandez is being held at the Pontotoc County Jail.


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