Dustin Brown,22, from Moss Point, MS was killed when he was hit by a hit-and-run driver on Hwy. 613. He was pronounced dead at the scene and autopsy showed he died from blunt force trauma. The driver left the scene, but turned himself into authorities a few days later. Michael Landry was charged with felony leaving the scene of an accident causing death. Landry was driving a 1995 GMC Sierra pickup truck.
The family of Mr. Brown can make a claim against the driver of the pickup truck in addition to making a claim against Mr. Brown's own insurance company if there is not enough insurance coverage on the truck. Pedestrians are covered by the uninsured motorists sections of their own policy.
If you know of someone who has been injured or killed as a pedestrian and have some questions, call Mississippi Accident Lawyer Paul Snow at 601-969-1977. We offer FREE consultation to anyone to see whether or not you may have a case. We represent clients in all kinds of accidents including car accidents, truck accidents, 18 wheeler accidents, motorcycle accidents, train accidents, helicopter accidents, offshore accidents, and wrongful death accidents.