Victim identified in fatal crash on HWY 49


The Harrison County Coroner’s Office has confirmed the identity of the man who was killed in a two-car crash last night in Gulfport.

Harrison County Coroner Brian Switzer tells News 25 that 69-year-old Gulfport resident Chester Enriquez was pronounced dead on the scene.

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Shortly after 6:30 last night, Gulfport police were called to the scene at the intersection of Highway 49 and Madison Street. According to Gulfport Police Lt. Josh Bromen, several others were injured in the crash and were later taken to the hospital.

They are currently in stable condition.