Fatal crash at Highway 49/53 intersection

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Sammie Turan, 87, of Gulfport died Friday night, and two others were injured in an accident at the intersection of Highway 49 and Highway 53.

Gulfport Police say a south bound vehicle was trying to make a left turn when it was struck by a north bound car shortly after 7 p.m. Initially just two vehicles collided at the intersection. Then, a third car crashed into the wreck.

The victim was identified as Sammie Turan, 87, who was the widow to Harmon Turan. She was a passenger in the vehicle that was turning left.

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