Dewayne Jackson, 45, killed and Nia Blade, 22, charged in pedestrian collision on Martha Mitchel Expressway in Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Fatal pedestrian accident leads to woman's arrest
So far, the investigation indicates 45-year-old Dewayne Jackson was walking in the traffic lane with his back against traffic when he was hit by a 1999 Nissan Maxima traveling in the same lane. Within moments, he was struck by another vehicle.
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