Petal man killed in Hwy 49 accident

SAUCIER, MS (WLOX) - A Petal man died early Wednesday morning in an accident on Highway 49. It happened around 2:40am at the intersection of Church Avenue and Highway 49 in Saucier.

According to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove, 34-year-old Robert McGill of Petal and his 21-year-old girlfriend, Angelica Porter of Hattiesburg, were both ejected after losing control of their truck.

McGill died at the scene. Porter is in critical condition at Garden Park Hospital.

Hargrove said the couple was driving south bound on Hwy 49 from Hattiesburg when it happened.