Harrison County

Pedestrian killed by train in Biloxi, police say

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a train at Porter Avenue, Biloxi police said Friday evening.

Officers responded to a report of a person hit by a train just before 6 p.m., said Maj. Chris De Back in a press release.

Douglas Bumstead, 68, of Tennessee was pronounced dead at the scene, Harrison County Chief Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer said Sunday.

His identity will be released after family is notified.

The incident is under investigation.

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