GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi police are searching for a driver who struck a pedestrian in a fatal hit-and-run.
The Sun Herald of Biloxi cites a release by Gulfport police Sgt. Josh Bromen that says police were on their way to conduct a welfare check when they found a man lying unconscious in the road. The man was identified as 53-year-old Lawrence Ducksworth.
Ducksworth had been hit by a car and died late Wednesday at a hospital. The Gulfport Police Department Accident Reconstruction Unit is investigating.
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