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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A man trying to cross the road in south Macon was hit and killed Friday night. It happened on Hawkinsville Road near Macon Trailer Park, just after 6:30 p.m.
The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office says a Ford F-150 driven by Christopher Blevins, was pulling out of Macon Trailer Park attempting to merge into traffic southbound on Hawkinsville Road. They say when Blevins got into the turning lane, he hit 51-year old Christopher Easton, who was walking in the center turning lane. Witnesses told deputies that after collision, Easton was lying in the road and hit by other vehicles.
Easton was fatally wounded and was pronounced dead on scene.
The accident is currently under investigation, and no charges have been filed at this time. Anyone with information about this accident is asked to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.