Early morning accident kills 1, victim identified

June 19, 2017



HATTIESBURG, MS. - One person died in an early morning car accident according to the Hattiesburg Police Department (HPD).


The incident occurred on the intersection near Highway 98 and Highway 49.


According to HPD Spokeswoman LaTosha Myers, "Upon their arrival officers observed an accident involving an 18 wheeler truck and a single-cab pick-up truck."


Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict identified the driver of the pick-up truck as Clyde Dempsey Moore, 28, of Hattiesburg.


This is an ongoing investigation and if anyone has any information they are asked to contact the Hattiesburg Police Department Detective Division at 601-545-4971 or Metro CrimeStoppers at 601-582-STOP (7867).





Please reload

Toggle Closed Captions on/off through the YouTube video player settings


Please reload

Subscribe for Updates

  • Facebook App Icon
  • Twitter App Icon
  • Instagram Social Icon
RSS Feed

WHPM/FOX23 is a proud member of the ADP

120 North 40th Avenue

Hattiesburg, MS 39401


Waypoint Media

© 2020 WHPM-TV