Officer shoots and kills driver in Petal

According to the Forrest County coroner, one person is dead after a police officer shot him during a traffic stop this morning.
A Petal police officer was responding to a traffic accident when there was some sort of altercation between the officer and the driver. Shots were fired and the driver was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The officer was not hurt.
This is still an ongoing investigation with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation handling the scene with help from Lamar and Forrest County.

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