September 26, 2016
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle during a hit-and-run accident Sunday evening between 9:30 P.M. and 10:30 P.M. in Hazlehurst. He was pronounced dead at the scene and the Hazlehurst Police Department is now asking for the public's help to locate the driver and vehicle. The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the deadly hit and run.
Ricky Jackson (right), 46, of Hazlehurst, was walking in the Northbound lane on Hatton Still Road in the area of the EP American Footwear warehouse between 9:30 P.M. and 10:35 P.M. when he was struck and killed by a vehicle.
Anyone with information about the vehicle or its driver is asked to contact Hazlehurst Police Department at (912) 375-6688.