Name of pedestrian killed by vehicle released

Name of pedestrian killed by vehicle released
Hattiesburg police said the pedestrian was hit on South 26th Avenue adjacent to U.S. Highway 49 just before 8:30 p.m.

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A 36-year-old Hattiesburg man died Saturday night after being struck by a vehicle on South 26th Avenue.

Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem said Michael Hubbard did not survive injuries sustained in the vehicle-pedestrian accident that happened just before 8:30 p.m. in Hattiesburg.

Hattiesburg police said in a release Saturday night that Hubbard was hit on South 26th Avenue adjacent to U.S. 49.

The release said officers responding to the scene found Hubbard lying in the roadway. Hubbard was taken to an area hospital where he later died, the release said.

Hattiesburg police said the driver involved stopped at the scene. No criminal charges have been filed at this time.

The incident remains under investigation.

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