GSP Investigates Fatal Pedestrian accident in Chattooga

March 3rd, 2022 – 3:00 PM

WRGA Staff Reports –

GSP is investigating a fatal vehicle accident involving a pedestrian on Highway 27 in the area around the Trion Wal-Mart. 

According to information provided by the Georgia State Patrol, On Thursday, March 3rd at 2:56 am, Troopers from Post 38 in Rome responded to a crash on GA 1 just south of Underwood Drive, in Chattooga County. 

A Ford Expedition traveling south on GA 1 struck two pedestrians as they were crossing GA 1 east to west. 

One of the pedestrians struck was treated on scene and the other pedestrian was transported to Atrium Health Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

According to G.S.P., these are the preliminary findings as the crash is still under investigation.

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