Pedestrian struck, killed by truck

Matthew Strother mstrother@civitasmedia.com

March 31, 2014

A female was struck by a vehicle and killed while walking on US 29 north of Hogansville Sunday evening.

Georgia State Patrol officials said a full report was unavailable this morning, but confirmed a female was struck by a 1998 GMC Sierra in the northbound lane. Information on the vehicle’s occupants was unavailable. The incident was reported at 9:13 p.m.

Troup County Coroner Jeff Cook said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries sustained from the incident. Her identity was not released, pending notification of next of kin. No autopsy is scheduled.

No further information was available this morning. State patrol was investigating.