Gulfport man dies after being struck by vehicle

Gulfport man dies after being struck by vehicle
The crash is still under investigation. (Photo source: WLOX)

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A Gulfport man died Friday night after being struck by a vehicle while walking down County Farm Road.

Officials say Norman Lorenzo Ramsey, 33, was near the 1200 block by D. Herde Road when the vehicle hit him. AMR responded to the scene, taking the man to Garden Park Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Harrison County Chief Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer said Ramsey died from blunt force trauma to the chest.

According to the Harrison County Sheriff's Office, there have been no arrests made in connection with the death, however, investigators have obtained a search warrant to draw blood from the person driving the vehicle that struck Ramsey.

Witnesses say the man was seen walking in the middle of the roadway and was nearly hit by others before the accident.

We will continue to update this story as new information becomes available.

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