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Woman killed on I-55 was grabbing phone that flew out window, police say

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Published: Jul. 29, 2020 at 11:39 AM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson Police Department is investigating after a woman was hit and killed by a car on I-55 Tuesday night.

According to police, the crash happened on I-55 South near Briarwood Drive around 9 p.m.

Police say 26-year-old Ashlee Sims was hit while trying to retrieve her cellphone from the interstate that she dropped out of the window.

They also say Sims was on Facebook Live during the time of her death.

The crash is under investigation.

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