Man Killed In Hit And Run Accident

A hit and run accident Tuesday night left a Gulfport man dead and another in jail.

Police say Maurice Whitlock, 43, was riding his bike down Pass Road near Pine Street when Roderick Flowers struck him with his car, then drove away.

Police eventually caught up with Flowers at his home. They charged him with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death.

Flowers is being held at the Harrison County jail on a $50,000 bond.