JONESBORO — Jonesboro police say a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Tara Boulevard today around 6:20 a.m.

According to Jonesboro Police Chief Clifford Kelker, Brian Scott Youmans, 54, was hit while crossing Tara Boulevard near Ga. Highway 54.

Judy Anderson, 57, was driving a Dodge Ram pickup truck south on Tara Boulevard when she struck “what she thought was an unidentified object,” Kelker said. A police officer saw the impact and went to investigate the object, discovering Youmans’ body.

No charges have been filed, according to Kelker. The Georgia State Patrol is investigating.

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