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Newton County pedestrian struck, killed

COVINGTON — The Newton County Sheriff's Office has reported that a driver came around a curve in the 300 block of Duncan Road Monday afternoon and struck and killed a 76-year-old woman who was crossing the street to get her mail.

The case was turned over to the Georgia State Patrol.

According to a GSP spokesman, a Honda Pilot, driven by a 20-year-old Covington woman, was traveling east on Duncan Road when she hit Wanda Wilson in front of her house at 317 Duncan Road. Wilson died at the scene.

No charges against the driver are anticipated, the spokesman said.