Pedestrian killed in hit and run in Gulfport identified

Gulfport police responded to a hit and run tonight which killed a male pedestrian.

Harrison County Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer identified him as 50-year-old William Hart from Gulfport. The incident reportedly happened around 6:30 p.m. on East Pass Road.

Switzer tells News 25 Hart later died at Memorial Hospital of blunt force trauma.

If you or anyone you know has information regarding this case you are urged to call Gulfport Police at 228-868-5959.

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