- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 24, 2015

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - The 27-year-old man struck and killed by a train Sunday night has been identified as John Paul Mitchell of Bay St. Louis.

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove tells The Sun Herald (https://bit.ly/1FSQnse) Mitchell was seen walking up to the tracks at 20th Avenue before he was struck,

Police were alerted about 6:20 p.m. Mitchell died at the scene.

Hargrove said the incident remains under investigation.

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Information from: The Sun Herald, https://www.sunherald.com

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