By Scott Harvey
Lamar County – A Lamar County man is dead after being struck by a vehicle Thursday night.
Authorities say 41-year-old Jerry Pennington, of Powderly, was walking along the center lane of northbound HW 271 when was hit by a female driver. She was not injured.
The driver told authorities she did not see the man until it was too late. Reports show Pennington was wearing dark colored clothing.