CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- A man visiting his sister from out of town was struck and killed, Wednesday, in a tragic accident.
According to preliminary information the man was trying to cross Tara Boulevard at Valley Hill Road in the crosswalk and made it to the center median of the roadway. However, when he got to the median, he tripped on a raised asphalt and fell into oncoming traffic.
The driver of a Ford Ecoline van struck him, and the man later died. The driver remained on scene after the incident. Clayton County Police will not be filing charges against the driver.
Valley Hill Road from Tara Boulevard were shut down, while police investigated.
The victim was later identified as 61-year-old Edward Winston. Police said he was visiting his sister from North Carolina.
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