Created: Fri, 26 Jul 2013 10:55:00 EST
Updated: Fri, 26 Jul 2013 11:14:15 EST
Police in Jones County continued their search Friday for a utility truck with a bucket, suspected to be the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run accident that killed 28-year-old Marquis Lawson.
In the meantime, family members released two photographs of Lawson, who was believed to have been walking along Wheeler Road in Jones County when he was struck by a vehicle and thrown into a roadside ditch.
Neighbors had reported to police that a utility truck with a bucket had been seen driving up and down the road on Wednesday evening. Lawson was believed to have been killed between 8 pm and 10 pm.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Jones County Sheriff's Office at 478-986-3489.