Highway Patrol worked fatal collision in Harrison County

Published 11:52 am Saturday, September 24, 2022

Troopers with the Mississippi Highway Patrol worked a fatal collision that occurred in Harrison County on Thursday.

According to a departmental release, the collision occurred on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at approximately 11:15 a.m.. Upon responding to the call on Highway 53 in Harrison County,  troopers with the Mississippi Highway Patrol determined the crash involved a fatality.

Investigation into the incident determined the crash involved a 2005 Toyota passenger vehicle driven by 51-year-old John May Jr. of Gulfport, that was traveling south on Highway 53 when it collided with a 2015 Ford F-150 driven by 46-year-old Gregory Wells of Gulfport, and a 2017 Dodge Ram driven by 53-year-old Rodney Cuevas of Perkinston, that were both traveling North on Highway 53.

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The release states John May Jr. received fatal injuries from the crash and was pronounced dead.

This crash remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.