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Homeless man hit by car dies

This homeless man who as hit by a car Friday died Sunday at the Medical Center, Navicent Health. He was identified Monday as 75-year-old Arthur Panish, who has ties to New York.
This homeless man who as hit by a car Friday died Sunday at the Medical Center, Navicent Health. He was identified Monday as 75-year-old Arthur Panish, who has ties to New York. lfabian@macon.com

A homeless man who was critically injured when he was struck by a car on Friday has died.

The man, who has still not been identified, was pronounced dead at 6:32 p.m. Sunday at the Medical Center, Navicent Health, said Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones.

The man stepped in front of a car traveling west on Gray Highway at about 7 p.m. Friday, according to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office. He is described as a white male in his 60s, balding with a scraggly beard.

Anyone who knows his identity or knows where he is from is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff's Office at 478-751-7500.

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