Pedestrian killed overnight in Moss Point

MOSS POINT, MS (WLOX) - Moss Point police have released the identity of the pedestrian that was struck and killed by a vehicle early Friday morning.

Moss Point Police Chief Keith Davis said the victim was Lawrence Rogers, 58, of Moss Point. The wreck happened at around 3:30 a.m. Friday morning on Highway 63.

Details about why Rogers ended up walking in front of a vehicle are still being sorted out. Chief Davis said an autopsy must still be performed.

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