HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) –

A Bay St. Louis man lost his life in a crash on Highway 90 Monday afternoon. It happened just before 2pm near Lower Bay Road.

Investigators with the Mississippi Highway Patrol said a 1994 Ford Ranger driven by a 66-year-old man was traveling east on Highway 90. The other vehicle involved – a 2004 Ford Ranger driven by an 80-year-old Pearlington man – was traveling west on Highway 90 and crossed the center line, crashing head-on with the 1994 Ford Ranger.

The driver of the 2004 Ranger and the passenger of the 1994 Ranger were taken to Northshore Hospital in Slidell with serious injuries. The driver of the 1994 Ranger was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries he suffered in the crash.

Investigators say both drivers and the passenger of the 1994 Ranger were wearing their seatbelts.

The crash is currently still under investigation.

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