Local soldier killed in Miss. motorcycle crash

Source: WDAM
Source: WDAM

HATTIESBURG, MS (FOX19/WDAM) - A soldier from Cincinnati has been killed in a motorcycle crash near Hattiesburg, Miss.

Police say Ishmeal Gilliam, 41, was killed when his motorcycle crashed head on with an SUV.

Witnesses Gilliam was leading two other motorcycles when he began to wobble and collided with the SUV. Another motorcyclist and the driver of the SUV were also injured.

Gilliam was stationed at Camp Shelby and was living in Oak Grove, Miss.

His body will be flown back from Mississippi to Cincinnati. His visitation will be Saturday at Southern Baptist Church in Avondale. Visitation will go from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The funeral will follow.

GIlliam will be buried at Arlington Cemetery in Brookville, Ohio

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