Today the George County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal hit and run.
First responders responded to a 911 call around 9 p.m. Wednesday night on Old Highway 63 South just south of Scott Road at the Lucedale city limits.
Once on scene, they found a 58-year-old male was deceased. The driver of the vehicle later returned to the scene and turned himself over to authorities.
Thirty-seven year-old William C. Buckhalter of Lucedale was charged with one count of leaving the scene of an accident causing death and booked into the George County Regional Correctional Facility on a $10,000 bond.