Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove has identified the woman who died in a traffic accident Saturday afternoon as Teresa Speir, 71, of Gulfport.
Hargrove said Speir died of blunt-force trauma. Before retirement, she owned Coast Books in downtown Gulfport, which has closed.
Two others were injured in the accident, the 17-year-old driver of a pickup truck whose injuries were minor, and his passenger, a 7-year-old boy who was taken by helicopter to the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile.
The teenager was trying to cross Mississippi 67 from Bethel Road when his pickup crashed into a northbound 2013 Lexus driven by Speir, who died at the scene, the Mississippi Highway Patrol reported.
The child’s condition was not known Sunday.