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Man dies after being hit by car in west Macon

The accident happened just before 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve

MACON, Ga. — A 54-year-old man is dead after getting hit by a car on Christmas Eve.

Coroner Leon Jones says it happened around 9:49 p.m. Friday at Anthony Road and Cedar Avenue in Macon.

According to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office, a car hit Joseph Wright Jr. as he attempted to cross the street. 

Wright was taken to Atrium Health Navicent by ambulance but died from his injuries the next morning. 

There are currently no charges or arrests. 

This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 751-7500 or call the Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.


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