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Funeral arrangements set for George County Deputy killed in car accident

John Robert Street John Robert Street

Funeral arrangements have been set for the George County Deputy killed in a car accident Tuesday morning while on duty.

John Robert Street, 24 was killed when his vehicle left the road and struck a tree. Street was responding to an accident on Highway 57 North at the time of the accident. Street was a full time officer for the Lucedale Police Department and worked part time for George County. He was working for George County at the time of his death.

Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. for family and from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for all others at the First Baptist Church of Gulfport. Additional visitation will be Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. with the service to follow. Burial will be at the Floral Hills Cemetery.

A prayer vigil for Street is scheduled for Wednesday evening from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Edge Ministries in Lucedale.

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