Harrison County

Coroner IDs woman hit by car as Gulfport teen


Officials have identified the woman who was killed after a car hit her Tuesday morning.

Davitra Kelly, 18, of Gulfport, died of blunt force trauma at a hospital at 6:36 a.m., Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said.

The driver who hit her remained at the scene, he said.

Hargrove said he has ruled the death an accident.

Gulfport Police Sgt. Damon McDaniel said a Nissan Versa was heading north on Three Rivers Road near Windsong Drive when it hit Kelly in the 12300 block of Three Rivers Road about 5:45 a.m. Kelly had been walking on the edge of the road.

The Gulfport Fire Department and American Medical Response responded.

McDaniel said the police investigation continues.