Jackson County

Gautier man dies in motorcycle accident

A Gautier man died late Friday night in a single-vehicle accident involving a motorcycle, authorities said.

John Tyler McIlrath, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene by Jackson County coroner Vicki Broadus,Ocean Springs police Lt. John Flowers said. The accident occurred about 9 p.m. at Halstead Road near Havard Drive.

The accident remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call the Ocean Springs police at 875-2211.

Read the story in Sunday's Sun Herald.