Man dies after being hit by truck in Perry


PERRY, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – A man was killed Friday night after trying to cross a road in Perry.

According to Corporal Phillip Kilgore, with the Georgia State Patrol, 64 year old Vijaykumar Bhathawala, of Byron, walked into the path of a Chevrolet Silverado driven by John Doyle, of Perry. The crash happened just after 10 p.m. Friday.

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Bhathawala was hit by the Chevrolet Silverado and died. Corporal Kilgore says Bhathawala was not walking in the crosswalk. He says there are no charges expected to be made against Doyle.