Crash kills elderly man in Valdosta

Posted at 6:48 PM, Jun 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-17 18:04:26-04

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) - An elderly Lanier County man has died following a crash in Valdosta.

The accident happened just after 5 p.m. Friday on Inner Perimeter and Howell Roads. According to authorities, 81-year-old Samuel Culpepper crossed Howell Road in front of a truck. The driver of the truck tried could not stop in time and hit the driver's side of Culpepper's car.

Culpepper died on the scene. Police say alcohol was not involved and no charges will be filed.