January 16, 2021

Mississippi bicyclist killed after being struck by car

A bicyclist in Hancock County was killed Wednesday morning after being struck by a passenger vehicle.

At 5:45 a.m. the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a crash on Highway 90 near Lake Shore Drive, according to a release from MHP.

A man was riding a bicycle along the shoulder of Highway 90 West when he was struck by a passenger car also traveling west.

The man was a Bay St. Louis resident and was pronounced at the scene.

The collision is under investigation by MHP. Identification of the deceased is pending notification of next of kin.