GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Two coast residents are dead after a single car accident Sunday night.
Harrison County officials responded to a call at the intersection of Fowler Avenue and Robinson Road.
Officials found a single car accident involving a Ford Thunderbird. Harrison County Gary Hargrove says the car struck an electricity pole and two trees.
The driver, 40-year-old Jason Germyn of Biloxi, was pronounced dead on the scene due to head and chest injuries. Germyn was not wearing a seat belt.
The passenger, 28-year-old Richard Kelly of Gulfport, was transported to Memorial Hospital where he later died from head and chest injuries. Kelly was wearing a seat belt.
The accident is under investigation by the Harrison County Sheriff's Department.