A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle, shortly after 6:30 on Friday morning, in northwest Georgia.
Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader has confirmed that fatality took place in the vicinity of Dot Johnson Drive and Highway 27. The name of the victim was not immediately released by law enforcement, with that pending notification of next of kin.
The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the accident.
(WZQZ Chattooga County Radio)