GULFPORT, Mississippi (WLOX) – Authorities say they believe a second vehicle was involved in the fatal motorcycle that killed two people in Gulfport over the weekend.
According to Gulfport Police, the second vehicle is described as a dark-colored SUV with heavy damage to the front. The vehicle appears to have dark colored rims.
Additionally, Gulfport Police are still looking for the 2019-2021 Dodge Ram 1500 which struck the motorcycle, killing Cassie Bowman, 42, and Jason Stone, 43.
Investigators say it appears the truck struck the motorcycle from behind and then dragged it and the two victims north on Lorraine. When officers arrived, they found Bowman and Stone dead in the northbound lane of Lorraine Road. The motorcycle was further north on the causeway.
Anyone with information about an accident that could assist authorities is urged to contact the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959. Anonymous tips can also be given to Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers online or by calling 877-787-5898.
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