By JOEL McNEECE
A man was killed in a “hit and run” Monday morning on Hwy. 330 west of Bruce.
Calhoun Deputy Dean Poynor said Arnulfo Lopez Sancheze, 52, and Sergio Manuel Cruz were walking toward Bruce on Hwy. 330 after running out of gas around the old bait shop at approximately 1:30 a.m.
Cruz left Hwy. 330 to walk toward his home on CR 235. Poynor said some time after that a vehicle traveling west hit Sancheze killing him instantly.
The hit and run was discovered by a passing motorists around 4 a.m., who contacted authorities. Poy-nor said the case remains under investigation.
The state reconstruction team with the Mississippi Highway Patrol was on scene Monday morning to help determine what kind of vehicle hit Sancheze.
Sancheze worked for Manuel Mata.