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Pedestrian Tragically Killed in Accident on Sylvester Road in Albany, Georgia

November 06, 2019

ALBANY, GA. – According to an online news report published at, a pedestrian was tragically killed in an accident that happened on Sylvester Road in Albany, Georgia. Few details about the incident have been released at this time, and authorities are still in the process of investigating.*

The accident happened during the evening in the 3300 block of Sylvester Road. The Dougherty County Coroner’s Office and WALB report that a pedestrian was walking in the area and was somehow struck by a passing vehicle. The report said that the pedestrian had been buying groceries and was walking across the street from the grocery store, holding a bag of food. The grocery store was not named. 

It is not clear where in the roadway the pedestrian was walking. The report did not say if he was inside of a lane of travel, was in the process of crossing the road, or was walking along the side of the road. The report stated that he was on his way home at the time of the accident. No information about the vehicle was included in the report. It is not clear what type of vehicle it was. 

WALB reports that the pedestrian was tragically killed in the accident. Dougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler identified the victim as an eighteen-year-old man from Albany. 

The driver of the vehicle was not identified in the report. It is unclear if anyone inside the vehicle was injured. The report did not say how many people were riding in the vehicle when the accident took place. 

The Albany Police Department is investigating the accident and has not released further information. At the time the news report was posted online to the WALB website, it was not yet clear if any charges would be filed in connection with the fatal collision. 

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