Car crash on Highway 49 in Gulfport leaves one dead

Gulfport police responded to a fatal two vehicle wreck shortly before 10 this morning on Highway 49.

Police say a 2013 Hyundai attempted to travel east across Highway 49 when it was struck by a tractor trailer traveling north. Sources on the scene say the 18-wheeler appeared to have t-boned the car that was crossing Highway 49 to go onto Touriel Road.

The driver of the Hyundai suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

The accident remains under investigation.

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