Harrison County

Two people die in Harrison County crash, official says

Sun Herald file

Two people died in a crash in Harrison County on Friday night, according to a Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman.

Chase Elkins said it appeared 18-year-old Trenton Havens, of Pass Christian, broke down in the northbound lane of U.S. 49 in a red 1992 Ford F-150 near F Taylor Road.

Havens was leaving his vehicle on the driver’s side when a northbound 2013 motorcycle driven by Michael Hester struck Havens, Elkins said.

Havens and Hester, 50 of Saucier, were pronounced dead around 6:40 p.m. at the scene from injuries suffered in the crash.

A passenger on the motorcycle was taken to Garden Park Hospital with moderate injuries.

The crash is still under investigation.