Jackson County

2 pedestrians killed in separate crashes Saturday morning in Jackson County

Two pedestrians are dead after they were hit by separate vehicles in separate accidents in Jackson County early Saturday morning.

Jackson County Chief Deputy Coroner Jason Moody said Jonathan Borne, 30, of Grand Bay, Alabama, died after being hit by a vehicle just after midnight. Moody said Borne was walking on Chicot Street in Pascagoula near the Celtic Irish Pub when he was struck by a vehicle.

Pascagoula police are investigating the crash.

A second man died after being hit by a vehicle while he was walking on U.S. 90 in Gautier, Moody said. He said the crash happened about 12:30 a.m. on Highway 90 near the intersection of U.S. 90 and Ladnier Road.

Moody has not released the man’s name.