March 9, 2023

Person Sitting On Tracks Dies After Hit By Train In Hattiesburg

Morgan Howard

On Thursday, March 9, emergency personnel responded to a report of a person who was hit by a train near Country Club Road and Highway 49 just before 1:00 a.m.
According to Hattiesburg police, the person was sitting on the tracks when the train hit them. They were pronounced dead at the scene.
The name of the individual is being withheld at this time, pending notification of the family, according to Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem.

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