J.D. Rainey, the Crisp County Coroner has confirmed that a female teenage was struck by a vehicle and killed Tuesday morning.
The accident happened on U.S. 41 north, across from the Georgia State Farmer's Market in Crisp County.
He said, "The young lady was crossing the highway to get to her bus stop when she was hit."
The coroner told 13WMAZ that it was not a case of hit and run. He had no comment regarding details and had no information as to whether charges would be filed.
A dispatcher with the Georgia State Patrol, Post 30 in Cordele identified the girl as 16-year old Precious Breanna Burns of a Highway 41 North address.
The Cordele post of the Georgia State Patrol is investigating.