Woman killed while trying to cross Highway 90 identified

A pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle Saturday night in Biloxi has been identified as 63-year-old Tina Mazer from Brookhaven.

The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. near the area where Veterans Avenue meets Highway 90.

Mazer reportedly was on the south side of 90, attempting to cross north when a vehicle traveling eastbound struck her. The driver of the vehicle stopped and attempted to render aid and remained on scene until police and emergency services arrived.

She was transported to Merit Health in Biloxi and succumbed to her injuries at 1:30 a.m. on Sunday.

Police say the driver exhibited no signs of impairment and stated he attempted to swerve to avoid the victim.

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