Cartersville Police said that William Ray Wise was killed this week after being struck by a vehicle.

Reports said that the one-vehicle accident occurred Sunday night at approximately 9:07 p.m.

Police said that the driver of a 2012 Acura told officers he struck Wise with his vehicle while traveling north on Joe Frank Harris approaching Center Road.

A witness reported seeing Wise dart into the roadway from a tree line. He said, “there is no way the accident could have been prevented.”

According to the report, the Acura was traveling at about 50 miles per hour when the accident occurred.