Jackson County

Coroner identifies woman killed in nine-car pileup on U.S. 90 near Pascagoula

A woman is dead after a nine-car pileup near Pascagoula, police say.

The incident happened around 6:15 a.m. Tuesday morning on U.S. 90 eastbound just before Mississippi 619, according to the MDOT traffic alert system.

Charlotte Moore, 64, of the St. Martin area was killed in the wreck, Jackson County Deputy Coroner Carole Anne Fagan told the Sun Herald.

Others involved in the crash suffered from minor injuries, and one person had to have surgery on her foot, police said.

Citations were issued but no criminal charges were filed.

Traffic was backed up during the morning-commute time, police said, and all lanes were re-opened by 8:45 a.m.

Britneé Davis is McClatchy’s South Region Digital Producer. The south region includes the Sun Herald, the Telegraph, and the Ledger-Enquirer.