Saucier teen killed in Gulfport boating accident

Funeral services were held Sunday for a 15-year-old Saucier teen killed in a boating accident last week that also injured another person.

Harrison County authorities said Mason Turner was killed Tuesday, July 23 while riding in an inner tube being pulled by a 21-foot boat at the Industrial Canal at Gulfport Lake. Coroner Gary Hargrove said when the boat went around a curve, the tube slid out toward the embankment and hit a tree.

Turner died at the scene.

The driver and three other people were on the boat. […]