Bicyclist killed on Tucker Road in St. Martin identified

A man riding a bicycle on Tucker Road on Monday night was hit and killed, the Jackson County sheriff confirmed.

Jackson County Bruce Lynd Jr. identified the man as 44-year-old Dickey Ray Payne of Vancleave.

Sheriff Mike Ezell said Payne was riding down the middle of the northbound lane and apparently was riding with no lights and was wearing dark clothing when he was struck by a truck also traveling northbound.

The incident happened about 9 p.m. Ezell said the incident is under investigation.

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