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Pedestrian Hit by Pickup Truck, Killed in Seminole County

Pedestrian Killed
Posted at 2:25 PM, Apr 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-26 11:09:11-04

IRON CITY, GA (WTXL) - A man is dead after he was struck by a car while walking along the road just outside of Donalsonville.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, 19-year-old Tigari Wilson was driving along Three Notch Road when he saw a man, wearing all black, walking along the north side of the road.

Wilson reportedly backed up to check on the man just as he had crossed the road. The man, 56-year-old Blunch Bell, was hit by Wilson's pickup truck, troopers said.

Wilson took Bell to the hospital where he died of his injuries, troopers said. They noted that he had administered help and called the authorities, which is required in a situation like this.

Troopers noted that there are no charges as of yet, but the investigation is ongoing.