Safety tips for pedestrians
A 64-year-old man was struck by a pickup as he tried to walk across a main roadway in Perry and died from his injuries Friday night.
Vijaykumar Bhathawala, of Byron, walked into the path of a Chevrolet Silverado when he attempted to cross General Courtney Hodges Boulevard near Baird Drive about 10:10 p.m., the Georgia State Patrol reported.
Bhathawala was not walking in a crosswalk, state patrol Cpl. Phillip Kilgore said in an email.
The accident remains under investigation.