Pedestrian fatality near Cedartown Tuesday morning

October 16, 2019–10:40 a.m.


A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle near Cedartown early Tuesday morning.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, 45-year old Robert Dewaine Allen was improperly walking in the right southbound lane of Highway 27 near Cedartown High School at around 4:52 a.m.

A 2010 Toyota Tundra was traveling in the right lane and struck Allen with the front left of the vehicle.

Allen was pronounced dead at the scene by the Polk County coroner.

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