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.