Dearing man killed, struck by vehicle during domestic dispute

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DEARING, Ga. (WJBF) – One man is dead after being hit by a vehicle during a domestic dispute.

It happened on Ellington Airline Road in Dearing, Georgia on Friday just before 7 a.m.

58-year-old Billy D. Gant was reportedly struck by a vehicle driven by 55-year-old Janice M. Gant.

Investigators say the two were involved in a domestic dispute when she allegedly struck him with the vehicle.

Janice Gant is charged with Voluntary Manslaughter and is being held at the McDuffie County Detention Center.

Billy Gant’s body will be transported to the GBI Crime Lab in Decatur, GA where an autopsy will be performed later. The investigation is ongoing.

Count On News Channel 6 to bring you more updates.

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