HARRISON COUNTY, MS. (THECOUNT) — Michael Blaise Leggett, of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, has been identified as the suspect in a deadly DUI crash Tuesday night in Harrison County.

Leggett, 36, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence after a fatal accident involving a motorcycle Tuesday night.


According to reports, Leggett was operating a vehicle on the Biloxi Bay Bridge in Ocean Springs, when the vehicle came into contact with a motorcycle around 8 p.m. Tuesday.

The motorcyclist, who has not been identified, died as a result of blunt force trauma injuries.

Leggett is facing a single charge of aggravated DUI causing death. He was transported to the Harrison County Jail on a $300,000 bond.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Harrison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 187,105, making it the second-most populous county in Mississippi. Its county seats are Biloxi and Gulfport. The county is named after U.S. President William Henry Harrison – Wikipedia.

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