The Georgia State Patrol has identified a pedestrian that was struck and killed on Highway 27 near the Trion Walmart at 47 year-old Roger Christopher Bingham.

Reports said that on March 3rd at 2:56 am, Troopers from Post 38 in Rome responded to a crash on GA 1 just south of Underwood Drive, in Chattooga County. 

A Ford Expedition traveling south on GA 1 struck two pedestrians as they were crossing GA 1 east to west. 

The second pedestrian was treated on the scene.

transported to Atrium Health Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

According to G.S.P., these are the preliminary findings as the crash is still under investigation.