Hancock County

One killed in Waveland wreck

One person was killed in a wreck in Waveland on Saturday morning.

Police Chief David Allen said in a press release Roy Mitchell, 49, was riding his motorcycle near U.S. 90 and McLaurin Street when he was hit by a Chevrolet Aveo turning north onto McLaurin. The crash happened about 7 a.m.

Mitchell was taken to Hancock Medical Center in Bay St. Louis.

“Mr. Mitchell died around 7:40 Saturday morning,” Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk said.

Allen said the driver of the other vehicle, whose name is not being released, was not injured.

No charges have been filed but the crash is still under investigation.

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