Pedestrian fatally struck on fortner.

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle in the 3900 block of Fortner Street Friday night. The incident happened around 9 p.m.

Houston County Coroner Robert Byrd said the victim was a 72-year-old woman. Byrd identified her as Darlene Dean.

Byrd said Dean had gone missing from her home and her family was trying  locate her at the time of the accident.

Byrd said the incident remains under investigation. Byrd said he did not think criminal charges would be filed against the driver.

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