UPDATE – We now know the name of the person killed after a crash involving a pedestrian.

51-year-old Walter Allen, who was riding his bike at the time, was killed. The Richmond County Coroner tells us there will not be an autopsy. Authorities are still looking for the driver in that incident.


RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) — One person is dead following a crash involving a pedestrian in Richmond County.

The incident happened at Mike Padgett Hwy at 4-H Club Road just after four o’clock.

According to officials, the pedestrian was struck by a vehicle while walking. The victim died.

Southbound lanes on Mike Padgett Hwy at 4-H Club Road were shut down For a short time and have since reopened.