GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport Police are investigating a Saturday evening crash that left one person dead. Authorities say around 8:20 PM a pick-up truck was traveling west on Pass Road, when it struck 43-year old Larnie Whitfield. The pedestrian was then struck again by a second vehicle that fled. Whitfield was pronounced dead on the scene by medical personnel.
Officials say the investigation into the crash is ongoing, and they ask anyone with information about the incident to contact them immediately at (228) 868-5959.