Man who was reportedly crossing busy Mississippi highway with wife dies after being struck by vehicle

Published 5:56 am Monday, May 2, 2022

A man who was reportedly crossing a busy highway with his wife died from injuries he suffered when he was hit by a vehicle Friday night.

John Mahoney, 63, of Affton, Missouri, was killed in the accident, according to WLOX in Biloxi. Mahoney was originally from Queens, New York.

On Friday, April 29, 2022, at approximately 10:20 p.m., the Biloxi Police Department responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian crash at Beach Boulevard and Bellman Street.

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Upon arrival, first responders found an unresponsive male pedestrian — later identified as Mahoney — in the eastbound lanes of Beach Boulevard suffering from major injuries.

Life-saving measures were conducted until the victim was transported to a local hospital via ambulance.

The vehicle that struck the male victim was still on scene and the driver cooperated with law enforcement during the initial crash investigation.

A short time after arriving at the local hospital the male victim succumbed to his injuries. The investigation is still ongoing and currently, it does not appear any criminal activity was involved.