Jackson County

One dead, one injured in boating accident

A Pascagoula man was killed and a woman injured in a boating accident near east Horn Island on Friday night.

Coroner Vicki Broadus said Richard Linton, 56, of Pascagoula, died from drowning.

Coast Guard officials said a female was also pulled from the water and was taken to Singing River Hospital.

SunHerald.com will update this story as information becomes available.