Woman Killed by Car in Yazoo County

A woman has been killed in Yazoo County after being struck by a car while walking down the highway.

The Yazoo County Sheriff's Department said they received a call about a deer involved crash on Highway 49 near Yazoo County High School.

Once officers arrived on scene, they found 39- year old Shea E. Parker had been hit by a car instead.

Authorities believe Parker was walking northbound in the right lane on Highway 49 when she was hit by a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer.

Parker died from her injuries. The Mississippi highway patrol has taken the lead on the investigation.

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