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Man hit by car, killed on Gordon Hwy

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GROVETOWN, GA (WFXG) -

A man walking on Gordon Highway in Grovetown Saturday night was hit and killed by a car.

According to the Columbia Co. Coroner's Office, the man was walking east near the 3300 block of Gordon Highway near Cheryl Ann Dr.

The Columbia Co. Sheriff's Office received a call from a woman saying she believed she'd hit a man, but was unable to find him. Deputies and firefighters responded to the scene and found the man in a ditch.

The Coroner's Office says the cause of death was severe trauma.

The man has not been identified, but is believed to be homeless. His body has been sent to Atlanta to help ID him.

It is unclear whether the driver will face charges.

Fox 54 will continue to follow this story.

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