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UPDATE: Pedestrian killed on Riverside Drive in Macon

A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a car Tuesday night on Riverside Drive.

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - The Bibb Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal traffic accident after a pedestrian was hit by a car Tuesday night.

It happened near the intersection of Riverside Drive and Hudson Street around 10:20 p.m. That area was blocked off for several hours while deputies investigated.

Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones says the victim is 63-year-old Amos Harris Junior.

The driver, 25-year-old Kriston Raffield of Macon, was driving north on Riverside Drive in a 2006 Nissan Maxima. Deputies say Harris was crossing Riverside Drive toward Hudson Street when he was hit.

The sheriff's office says Harris was not in a crosswalk at the time of the accident.

When 41NBC arrived at the scene, the body was in the middle lane covered by a blanket.

The victim's family lives several streets over on Walnut Street.

The driver is not facing any charges at this time.

The Bibb County Sheriff's Office is investigating. If you have any information, call (478) 751-7500.


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