Gulfport woman, 87, dead in car crash

Published 2:51 am Sunday, July 3, 2011

A Gulfport woman died and two people were injured in an accident at the intersection of Mississippi Highways 49 and 53.

Gulfport Police said a southbound vehicle was trying to make a left turn when it was struck by a north bound car shortly after 7 p.m. Friday. Then a third car hit the others.

The victim was identified as 87-year-old Sammie Turan, a passenger in the vehicle that was turning.

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