Updated with victim's name: Pedestrian killed along busy highway in Ashford

Published 07/15 2014 05:16PM

Updated 07/15 2014 09:49PM

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle along U.S. 84 in Ashford Tuesday afternoon. The accident occurred in the area of the highway and County Road 33.

Houston County Coroner Robert Byrd identified the victim as Robert Joseph Patterson, 62, of Ohio. He was struck after walking into traffic in the eastbound lanes of the highway.

He was struck by a Jeep Wrangler driven by an 18-year old girl. No charges are expected to be filed.

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