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Blue Mountain Man Killed After Being Struck by Vehicle

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a Tuesday afternoon crash in Tippah County that claimed the life of a pedestrian.

Troopers responded to State Highway 15 and County Road 81 at approximately 5 p.m. It appeared there was a two-vehicle crash near the intersection. One of the vehicles involved in the crash also collided into Timothy Burke, 60, of Blue Mountain.

Burke had pulled over on the shoulder of the road and was standing outside of his vehicle when he was struck. He died on the crash scene.

Both drivers of the vehicles involved in the initial crash received minor injuries.

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