On February 16, 2017, at approximately 5:00 a.m. the Gulfport Police Department responded to a single vehicle traffic accident with a pedestrian in the area of Highway 49 and Landon Road. Officers located a Toyota Pickup which had struck a 44 year old female. The female succumbed to injuries sustained during the accident. The identity of the female is known, but her name is withheld pending proper notification of family.

Gulfport Police Accident Re-constructionist responded and are investigating the crash. There were no criminal charges made during this investigation.