Motorcycle accident kills Ocean Springs man

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) - An Ocean Springs man is dead after a tragic accident on Highway 90 in Ocean Springs, shortly after 6am Wednesday.

According to Ocean Springs police, 58-year-old Perry L. Stephens was thrown from his motorcycle after colliding with a car at the Deana Drive intersection near Wal-Mart.

Stephens was transported to Ocean Springs hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police say a car was attempting a left turn, across traffic, onto Highway 90 from Deana Drive when Stephens, who was westbound on Highway 90, collided with the car.

The driver of the car was also transported to Ocean Springs Hospital, treated and released.

The accident is still under investigation.