Pedestrian killed in Hinesville near Oglethorpe Square
HINESVILLE, Ga. (WSAV) — According to Hinesville Police Traffic Accident Investigator Richard Boucher, a woman attempting to cross West Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville was struck by a vehicle and killed.
Liberty County Coroner has identified the victim as 65-year-old Janice Buckner of Hinesville.
Boucher said Buckner was in a crosswalk in front of Oglethorpe Square when she was struck by a Chevy Tahoe. The driver of the Tahoe immediately turned around and stopped to wait for authorities to arrive on the scene.
The accident occurred shortly before 7:30 a.m. Saturday.