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Coroner identifies woman killed in on U.S. 49 in Gulfport

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On land or sea, dense fog makes travel difficult on Mississippi Gulf Coast.
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On land or sea, dense fog makes travel difficult on Mississippi Gulf Coast.

A 44-year-old woman died after she was struck by a vehicle as she was walking on U.S. 49 and Landon Road, police said.

The woman’s name is being withheld until family is notified.

The crash was reported about 5 a.m., Police Sgt. Clayton Fulks said.

A Toyota pickup struck the woman, Fulks said. No criminal charges will be filed, he said.

A dense fog advisory was in effect at the time.

Northbound lanes were closed about 1 1/2 hours for accident reconstruction and other investigation.

Robin Fitzgerald: 228-896-2307, @robincrimenews

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