Biloxi PD works vehicle vs. pedestrian fatal collision

Published 8:50 pm Sunday, December 19, 2021

On Friday, December 17, 2021, at approximately 3:00 PM, the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on Highway 53 in Harrison County involving a pedestrian. A 2003 Toyota Corolla driven by Byron Ladner, 18, Pass Christian, MS, traveled south on Highway 53 when it collided with Lonny Higdon, 79, of Gulfport, MS, crossing the roadway. Lonny Higdon was airlifted to a hospital, where he later died from his injuries.