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UPDATE: Pedestrian hit, killed in Perry identified

Deputy Coroner Callie Rackley says it happened near the Executive Inn on General Courtney Hodges Boulevard.
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PERRY, Ga. — UPDATE, 9:25 a.m.:

A pedestrian was killed while trying to cross the road in Perry.

That's according to Georgia State Patrol. They say it happened just after 10 p.m. on General Courtney Hodges Boulevard near Baird Drive.

Police say 64-year-old Vijaykumar Bhathawala walked into the path of a Chevrolet Silverado driven by John Doyle of Perry.

No charges have been filed and police say they believe no drugs or alcohol were involved.

The accident is still under investigation.

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Authorities are investigating a deadly accident in Perry.

That's according to Captain Heath Dykes with the Perry Police Department. 

Dykes says the Georgia State Patrol is handling the investigation..

Deputy Coroner Callie Rackley says it happened near the Executive Inn on General Courtney Hodges Boulevard. Rackley is headed to the scene now. 

Check back with 13WMAZ for updates as information comes in.