GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove identified the victim in a fatal car accident as Robert Edwards, 69, of Gulfport. Hargrove confirmed he died from blunt force trauma. Edwards was pronounced dead at 7:23 p.m.
The Gulfport Police Department responded to a fatal car accident Wednesday night on Highway 49 and Airport Road in Gulfport. Police report the accident involved a single vehicle. Police say a pickup left the roadway into a ditch.
Edwards was transported to Garden Park Hospital where he died from his injuries.