UPDATE: Teen killed when struck by vehicle identified

SHANNON – A 16-year-old boy was killed on Wednesday night after being struck by a tow truck.

Officials have identified the boy as Sadarius Johnson.

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Gillentine-Green said Johnson was pronounced dead at the hospital from multiple trauma. He had been airlifted to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

Lee County E-911 received the call at 5:16 p.m., and the incident took place at 695 Romie Hill by the Quality Foods Discount Store.

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