Man killed crossing Hwy 90

GAUTIER, MS (WLOX) - WLOX has confirmed 25-year-old Christopher Kauppie, that the son on a Gautier firefighter, has been killed. We are told the young man was crossing Highway 90 just west of Beasley Road around 9:30 Wednesday night when he was hit by a car.

Acadian Ambulance tells us they transported the victim to Singing River Hospital where he was pronounced dead.. The name of the man, who was in his mid 20s, has not been released.

Police tell WLOX that no charges have been filed, but the accident is under investigation.

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