Motorcyclist killed in Gulfport traffic accident


The Gulfport Police Department responded to a motorcycle accident in the 1900 block of 34th Street early Friday morning.

Upon arrival, officers located a white male in the roadway. During the course of the investigation, it appeared the driver struck a low hanging power line and was thrown from the motorcycle.  The male succumbed to his injuries on scene.

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The male has been identified, but his name is being withheld pending proper family notification by the Harrison County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Gulfport Police Department at (228) 868-5959.