1 motorcyclist dies near Pearlington

Published 2:00 pm Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Authorities say a 47-year-old Pass Christian man died in a motorcycle accident.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says Garry L. Price died of massive injuries Saturday.

A second motorcyclist, 42-year-old Robert E. Smith Jr., of Gulfport, survived his injuries. Smith was treated at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport.

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Cpl. Johnny Poulos said occurred near Pearlington. Price was pronounced dead at Hancock Medical Center.

Poulos said the two motorcyclists left the road in a curve, slamming into the guard rail.

He said the motorcycles were eastbound when the accident occurred.