Ocean Springs woman identified as victim in fatal Washington Ave. wreck

According to the Jackson County deputy coroner, Mangin was the only person inside her vehicle...
According to the Jackson County deputy coroner, Mangin was the only person inside her vehicle at the time of the accident, which also included one other vehicle.(MGN stock image)
Published: Mar. 11, 2023 at 4:02 PM CST
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OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (WLOX) - Kathleen Mangin, 66, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday night wreck on Washington Ave. in Ocean Springs.

The incident took place at around 8:15 p.m. when Mangin, who was turning from Ponce De Leon Drive onto Washington Ave., was struck by a truck traveling north. She received fatal injuries from the crash and was pronounced dead on the scene.

According to the Jackson County deputy coroner, Mangin was the only person inside her vehicle at the time of the accident.

Mangin was a longtime music educator at St. Alphonsus Catholic School and was also the music director of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church.

The crash remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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