The Georgia State Patrol released more information to WBHF concerning a pedestrian that was killed after being struck by a vehicle Friday morning. Just after 6:00 AM, a 2019 Ford-150 traveling north on Highway 41 in the left lane struck a female pedestrian wearing all black clothing, who was also traveling north in the left lane of Highway 41. The pedestrian was fatally struck by the front of the vehicle. The pedestrian has been identified as a 65-year-old female from Plainville, Georgia, but release of her identity is still pending next of kin. There is no impairment suspected from the driver and no charges are expected.
Traffic was interrupted from Church Street to MLK Drive in Cartersville for nearly two hours, while investigators worked the scene. Traffic was re-routed to Morningside Drive for Northbound travelers. The scene was located in between the Target and Aldi in Cartersville.