UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal accident involving a pedestrian in Columbus

UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal accident involving a pedestrian in Columbus

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Muscogee County Coroner’s Office has confirmed the identity of the victim killed in a fatal accident on Veterans Pkwy.

Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan has identified the victim as 55-year-old Joseph Scott Locklier.

Police say the accident happened just before 7:00 a.m. Wednesday on Veterans Pkwy. and 23rd St.

News Leader 9 is told Locklier, a homeless man, was not in a crosswalk when he was hit by a pickup truck.

Police say the driver of a second truck stopped, but left the scene. Officers would like to talk with that driver as a possible witness.

This is a developing story. Keep with News Leader 9 on air and online for the latest updates.

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