NWGA Scanner | July 12th, 2022

Rocky Face man pushing bicycle struck by vehicle and killed on Hwy 201 in Whitfield County Monday night

According to the the Georgia State Patrol, “On July 11, at approximately 10:30 p.m., GSP Post 5 Dalton with the assistance of the GSP Specialized Collision and Reconstruction Team A (SCTRA) investigated a fatal pedestrian crash on Ga. 201 near the intersection of Houston Valley Road. The pedestrian, Mr. Robert Parsons, 54, of Rocky Face, was pushing a bicycle on the grass shoulder.  As a 2015 Nissan driven traveling north on GA 201 approached the area where the pedestrian was walking, Mr. Parsons attempted to cross GA 201 and was struck by the Nissan, driven by Mr. Micah Martin, 20, of Rocky Face. Mr. Parsons succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash. Charges are not pending for Mr. Martin.”