UPDATE: Driver Identified in Macon Pedestrian Fatality Accident
MACON, GA. – October 5, 2018 (13wmaz.com) The driver involved in an October 5 pedestrian fatality accident in Macon, Georgia, has now been identified, according to an online news report from 13wmaz.com.*
At approximately 7 a.m. on October 5, 51-year-old Carvin Cleveland Hill, of Macon, was attempting to cross Broadway Street at the intersection with Houston Road. Deputies say Hill was walking east and stepped in front of a northbound Dodge Ram pickup truck that was turning onto Broadway from Houston.
Hill died at the scene. Officials said Hill had been living at a nearby motel, the Magnolia Court Motel on Broadway.
The pickup driver’s name was not released in earlier reports, but he has now been identified as 49-year-old Joey Warren, of Warner Robins, Georgia. It is not clear whether any charges will be filed against Warren. The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating and has not released additional information about the pedestrian accident at this time.
The Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety provides safety tips for pedestrians on its website. Pedestrians can stay safe on Georgia roads, sidewalks, and walkways by following the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety’s advice. Tips include always walking on sidewalks (if possible), crossing at crosswalks (if available), walking against oncoming traffic, wearing brightly colored clothing (especially at night), obeying all traffic signals, and watching out for turning traffic.
The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety also recommends that pedestrians trying to make eye contact with oncoming drivers to make sure the drivers see and are aware you’re trying to cross the street. The office advises to stop before crossing the street and look left, right, then left again before crossing any street. Children should also never be allowed to play in the street, the office says.
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