Long Beach man killed in early morning accident

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - An early morning accident claimed the life of a Long Beach man Friday. Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said Zackary Whitfield, 21, was killed on Kiln Delisle Road near Bradley Road.

"He was the passenger in a vehicle that failed to negotiate the curve," Hargrove said. "The vehicle ran off the road and flipped several times."

The coroner reports the Harrison County Sheriff's Department received a call just before 4 a.m. of an injured woman walking on Kiln Delisle Road.

After talking with the woman, deputies found Whitfield unresponsive outside of the vehicle. Hargrove said the woman was the driver of the vehicle.

The woman was taken to an area hospital to be treated for injuries. There is no word on any charges against her at this time.

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