Pedestrian struck by pickup truck dies in Mississippi

A 44-year-old man who police say was hit by a pickup truck in Mississippi has died.

Posted: Dec 1, 2017 8:35 AM

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A 44-year-old man who police say was hit by a pickup truck in Mississippi has died.

The Sun Herald reports that Gulfport police said in a news release that the man walking on a road near Seaway was struck about 6:12 p.m. Thursday. The driver, who was uninjured, remained on scene and cooperated with police.

The victim's name has not been released, pending notification of next of kin. The accident is being investigated.

Further details have not been released.

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