Hancock County

Woman dies in Bay St. Louis crash

BAY ST. LOUIS -- A man who was driving north in a southbound lane on Mississippi 603 collided with a truck and his passenger died at the scene, Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk said.

The two vehicles crashed about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Faulk said, near 603 and Kiln-Waveland Cutoff Road.

The driver of the Ford F-150 pickup tried to swerve to avoid the car in his lane, Faulk said, but he was not successful.

The man, who was driving a white sedan, was taken to the hospital, Faulk said. Hisis condition is unknown.

The coroner will release the identity of the woman who was killed after her next of kin is notified.