Autopsy today on Houlka man killed in Lee County accident

By Danza Johnson/NEMS Daily Journal

VERONA – An autopsy report is being done today on a man that was killed after being stuck by a vehicle early Sunday morning.
Lee County Coroner Carolyn Gillentine-Green said conflicting stories as to what happened to Jose Vasquez, 20, of Houlka have caused authorities to order the autopsy report.
Vasquez was struck by the vehicle at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning while walking along Highway 145 near the Lee County Agri-Center.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.