UPDATE: Man hit and killed in west Macon in early Jan. identified

Pedestrian hit and killed in West Macon/ Ronshad Berry (WGXA)

MACON, GA -- Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones on Tuesday identified the man who was hit and killed Jan. 8 in west Macon.

The man is Richard Mitchum, 59-years-old of Byron.

According to Jones, Mitchum was attempting to cross Pio Nono Ave. near the Krispy Kreme Restaurant at Hightower Rd. just after 7 a.m. before he was hit by a passing car in the southbound lane.

Witnesses reported seeing him simply walk out into traffic while wearing dark clothing.

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