Warren County man dies after being struck by car on U.S. 61 North

Published 5:04 pm Monday, December 20, 2021

A Warren County man was killed Saturday when a car struck him as he attempted to cross U.S. 61 North near the Interstate 20 exit about 7:30 p.m.

Warren County Coroner Doug Huskey said James Cockrell, 50, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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