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Published on February 19th, 2020 | by Oxford Police Department


Oxford, Mississippi Police Seeking Witnesses to Fatal Crash on Highway 334 that Claimed the Life of a Pedestrian

On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at approximately 7:18 am, the Oxford Police Department responded to a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian on Highway 334.

Officers, along with firefighters and EMS, arrived and immediately began treating the pedestrian, Dudley Earl Freeman, 83 of Oxford, who was subsequently sent to Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi in critical condition.

Mr. Freeman succumbed to his injuries at 6:00 am this morning. The investigation is still ongoing at this time.

If anyone witnessed the wreck and did not speak to an officer, please call OPD at 662-232-2400.

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The Oxford Police Department is housed 715 Molly Barr Road. The department has more than 70 full-time officers and staff and provides a wide range of protection and enforcement services. The Police Department has a community-oriented policing philosophy and provides around-the-clock patrols. Other services include crime prevention programs, such as Neighborhood Watch and D.A.R.E., as well as specialized units including Mounted Patrol, K-9 Unit, DUI Enforcement and the City Dispatch. Crime Reports provided to The Local Voice come directly from the Oxford Police Department.

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