Tractor-trailer hits, kills pedestrian on Fayetteville highway

2:34 PM, May 29, 2013   |    comments
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- A pedestrian has died from being hit by a tractor-trailer on Tuesday in Fayetteville.

Traffic Investigators from the Fayette County Sheriff's Office responded to the accident. They learned that around 11:30 Tuesday morning, the tractor-trailer was traveling southbound on Highway 85. The vehicle hit a pedestrian in the roadway near Edgewood Parkway.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, Sheriff Barry Babb reported. 

He said the pedestrian's identity will be withheld until his family is notified. 

The Sheriff's office is carrying out drug and alcohol tests, but no charges were filed against the driver as of Wednesday. 

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