Mississippi trooper killed while conducting traffic stop

State / Regional

CANTON, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper killed while conducting a traffic stop on Highway 16 was identified Saturday by his employer.

Col. Randy Ginn, director of the MHP, said in a statement that the agency mourns the loss of Trooper John Harris, who was killed Friday in an accident in Madison County.

Gov. Tate Reeves said in a statement on Twitter that Harris’ death is a reminder of how fragile life is.

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