Woman fatally hit by car on Highway 49 in Gulfport

Gulfport police are investigating a pedestrian accident that left one woman dead early this morning.

According to Gulfport police, the accident happened on the 12,000th block of Highway 49 at around 1:15 a.m.

Investigations revealed the victim, a 40-year-old Gulfport woman, was attempting to cross Highway 49 when she was hit by a 2016 Chevrolet Malibu that was traveling southbound.

According to Chief Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer, the woman was pronounced dead on the scene from blunt force trauma. Switzer also confirmed the woman was leaving a sports pub.

The driver of the Malibu was not cited and is cooperating with the investigation.

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