Man, child killed walking across Hwy 609

ST. MARTIN, MS (WLOX) - A man and a 4-year-old boy were killed Friday night as they tried to cross Highway 609, near Old Fort Bayou Road in St. Martin.

Jeffrey Dogget, 43, and Brandon Campo were both from Ocean Springs. They were not related.

Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesperson Jason Gazzo said the two died on impact after being struck by a GMC Yukon.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the incident, but Gazzo did say the driver of the SUV was not impaired.

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