Fatal accident on Highway 49 claims the life of Gulfport man

State Troopers responded to a single-vehicle crash at 9:32 pm Tuesday, February 16, 2021, in Harrison County on US-49 in Saucier near Old 49 intersection that claimed the life of a Gulfport resident.

Troopers on scene reported that a passenger vehicle driven by Jason Conway Jr., a 20-year-old resident of Gulfport, was traveling north when it left the roadway and overturned on the southbound side of US-49.

Conway was accompanied by two other passengers, one sustained moderate injures while the other sustained serious injury, both were transported to a local hospital. Jason Conway Jr. was pronounced deceased at the scene of the collision.

The crash is currently under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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