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Coroner identifies woman hit by car while walking across Pass Road

A Gulfport woman was killed Saturday night when she was hit by a car just east of the intersection of Pass Road and Ford street, Gulfport Sgt. Josh Bromen confirmed.

Gulfport police and Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove responded to the scene.

Hargrove said Karen Haney, 61, lived across the street from where she was hit.

Haney’s son told officials she was walking across the street to shop at Dollar General when the accident occurred.

Hargrove said Haney was struck by a car traveling eastbound, and she was pronounced dead on the scene.

She died from massive blunt force trauma, Hargrove said.

Bromen said this is the second fatal accident in two months involving a car hitting a pedestrian at that spot.

On Nov. 14, Chief Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer said Douglas Mack, 53, was crossing East Pass Road about 8 p.m. when he was hit by a 2008 Chevy Cobalt. He died at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport.

Justin Mitchell: 228-604-0705, @Journalism_J

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