TROY, Ala. (AP) — Troy football player Jadarius Garner was found dead on a Mississippi highway Thursday morning, and the state highway patrol is investigating the cause of his death.
Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Anthony Dunn said that the 20-year-old Garner was found lying on U.S. Highway 61 in Bolivar County at 2:27 a.m. after two cars had run over him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
State troopers, sheriff’s deputies and rescue officials from Bolivar County were responding to what was believed to be a two-vehicle accident about 3 miles south of Oreilly, Miss.
The drivers of the two cars were not injured.