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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on Eisenhower Parkway

The Bibb County Sheriff's Office says it happened just before midnight Friday night.

MACON, Ga. — The Bibb County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run accident on Eisenhower Parkway.

According to a release from the sheriff's office, this was called into the Macon-Bibb 911 Center just before midnight Friday night.

Based on witness statements, a man was walking across the westbound lanes of Eisenhower Parkway, near its intersection with C Street, when he was hit by a white vehicle. A second vehicle traveling behind the white vehicle also hit the man.

The sheriff's office says the driver of the white vehicle, possibly a Chevrolet Camaro, left while the driver of the second vehicle stopped.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. Coroner Leon Jones identified the man as 61-year-old Lee Tukes of Hawkinsville.

If you have any information on this case, you can call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 751-7500.


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