BCSO: Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle on Gray Highway

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – One person is dead after being hit by a vehicle in the 1100 block of Gray Highway just after 9:30 Tuesday night.

A Bibb County Sheriff’s Office news release says it happened near Dairy Queen. Deputies say 28-year-old Eddie Hawkins was traveling north in a 1995 Buick Roadmaster when he struck a male who was walking in the center turning lane.

The victim was taken to the hospital by ambulance, where he was pronounced dead. His age and identity have not been released.

The accident is under investigation. No charges have been made at this time.

Call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 751-7500 if you have any information.

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(478) 745-4141 ext. 310 Tucker Sargent joined the 41NBC news team in April 2012. He hails from "The Great State of Alabama," as he calls it, but you won't catch him saying "Roll Tide!" Tucker grew up near Auburn, before moving to north Alabama. He graduated from Danville High School in 2007 and loves to return to the Tennessee Valley any chance he gets. He moved back south to Troy, Alabama after high school, where he graduated from Troy University in 2011 with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism. He interned in Huntsville at WAAY-TV before joining 41NBC. His passion is sports, and his favorite teams are the Auburn Tigers and Troy Trojans. On the weekends you can catch Tucker watching college football on Saturdays and NASCAR on Sundays! He's proud to call middle Georgia home for now and could always use a story idea from you, so don't hesitate to get in touch with him!