UPDATE: Man, 61, hit by car in Macon dies at hospital



MACON, Ga. -- The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office says the man hit by a car on Mercer University Drive early Friday morning has died of his injuries.

He is identified as 61-year-old Walter Kirtz.



MACON, Ga. -- The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a traffic accident involving a pedestrian that happened at the intersection of Mercer University and Arlington Park Friday around 1:30 a.m.

Deputies say a 25-year-old Macon man was traveling on Mercer University in a 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer, when a male pedestrian of Macon walked into the path of his vehicle.

The pedestrian, 61-year-old Walter Kirtz, of Macon, was transported to a local hospital by ambulance, where he is in critical condition. The driver was not injured.

Anyone with information in reference to this accident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478)-751-7500.

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