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Gulfport woman dies in accident on I-10

A 32-year-old Gulfport woman has died in a single vehicle accident on Interstate 10 today, Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said.

Hargrove said Magen Necaise, of Gulfport, was westbound on Interstate 10 just past the Cowan-Lorraine Road exit when her Toyota Camry ran off the road and hit a tree shortly before 2 p.m. today.

Hargrove said Necaise was pronounced dead at the scene. Necaise's husband, who was not immediately identified, was taken to Memorial Hospital at Gulfport for treatment of his injuries.

Necaise was wearing her seatbelt.

Gulfport police are investigating.

Read more about this story in Tuesday's Sun Herald.