Harrison County

Police: Pedestrian struck by 2 vehicles dies

Gulfport police are seeking help from the public after a pedestrian was struck and killed at 8:20 p.m. Saturday.

According to police, a 1998 Ford F-150 traveling west on Pass Rd. struck a pedestrian at the intersection of 7th Ave.

The pedestrian was then hit by an unknown vehicle traveling east on Pass Rd. The second vehicle fled the scene.

The Harrison County Coroner's Office identified the pedestrian as Larnie Whitfield, 43, who died at the scene.

Anyone with information about this case can contact Gulfport Police at 228-868-5959 or Crimestoppers at 1-877-787-5898 or online at www.mscoastcrimestoppers.com.

Sun Herald updates this story as more information becomes available.

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