Saturday evening at 5:42 pm, Harrison County deputies came to a fatal accident on Canal Road in Gulfport, involving a bicycle and Chevrolet Suburban. The bicycle pedestrian, Mary Ann Bret of Long Beach was struck and pronounced dead at the scene.
An investigation concluded that Bret was struck in the back by the bumper of the suburban, as both were traveling north on Canal Road towards the interstate.
With an Accident Investigator responding to the scene for a reconstruction of the crash, neither excessive speed nor Alcohol appear to be a factor in the crash. The investigation is still ongoing.