Man killed while walking along Hwy 67

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A pedestrian was killed in a traffic accident in Saucier Friday around 6:30pm.

According to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove, Leonard Catchot, 60, was walking in the turning lane along Highway 67, at the intersection of East Wortham Road.

Authorities say it appears he briefly stepped in traffic and tried to step back out, but was struck by a pick-up truck heading north on the highway. Mr. Catchot was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.

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