One dead in fatal accident on Highway 43 in Hancock County

Source: MGN

On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at approximately 4:15 pm, the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on Highway 43 in Hancock County.

A 1998 GMC Pickup driven by 44-year-old Shawn Douroux of Kiln, MS, traveled north on Highway 43 when it collided with a 2016 Western Star dump truck driven by 55-year-old Charles Freeman of Picayune, MS, stopped in the northbound lane on Highway 43.

Shawn Douroux received fatal injuries from the crash and was pronounced dead.

This crash remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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