74-year-old cyclist killed in hit and run in Madison County

One person is dead after a hit and run in Canton Tuesday night, according to authorities.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the incident around 7 p.m.

Investigators said Robert Walker, 74, of Jackson was struck and killed by a car on Nissan Drive while bicycling, according to a MHP spokesperson.

The car left the scene traveling south on Nissan Drive and no further information about the car is available.

Anyone with information about the hit and run is asked to notify the MHP at 601-987-1530.

This story may update.

Contact Gabriela Szymanowska at gszymanowska@gannett.com, or on Twitter.