Ocean Springs investigating man’s blunt force death

Ocean Springs Police are investigating a man’s death that may have been as a result of being struck by a vehicle.

At 2:16 a.m.. on July 24, officers responded to a medical emergency in the 2400 block of Davidson Road.

Daniel Lee Dumas, 40, was breathing but was unable to communicate with officers.

Acadian Ambulance was called and took Dumas to the Ocean Springs Hospital, where he later died.

An autopsy was performed on Tuesday and the medical examiner concluded that Dumas’ injuries were consistent from an impact that could have been caused from being struck by a vehicle.

Anyone with any information should call the Ocean Springs Police Department at 228/875-2211. To submit an anonymous tip to Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers call 1-877-787-5898 or download the free app, P3 Tips. You can also submit a web tip at www.p3tips.com/523.

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