Family of elderly homeless man killed in collision remains unidentified

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Coroner’s Office has not yet been able to locate the next of kin of Thomas Earl Cummings, the 70-year-old homeless man who died April 10 as a result of injuries he sustained when struck by a vehicle March 24. “We have pretty well exhausted all means to identify […]

Coroner seeks help locating family of man killed in collision

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Spalding County Coroner Sonny Foster is seeking the public’s assistance in locating relatives or friends of a homeless man who died after being struck by a vehicle. The collision occurred in the early morning hours of March 24, when 70-year-old Thomas Earl Cummings reportedly entered the roadway in the area of […]

Pedestrian struck and killed in roadway identified

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A Griffin man, 29-year-old David Mitchell, was killed Wednesday night when he was struck by a vehicle on State Route 155. Trooper Logan Pryor, of the Georgia State Patrol-Griffin Post, was dispatched to the scene of the one-vehicle collision at 7:40 p.m. “The vehicle that struck the pedestrian was traveling northbound […]

SHS student struck by vehicle in school parking lot

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The GRIP has confirmed a Spalding High School student has been struck by a vehicle on school property. A law enforcement source stated the driver who struck the student had reportedly been blinded by sunlight. The male student was transported to an area hospital. The GRIP will continue to follow this […]

Pedestrian sustains minor injuries when struck by vehicle on Pine Hill Road

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A pedestrian sustained minor injuries Wednesday evening when she was struck by a vehicle on Pine Hill Road. According to Sgt. John Hayes, of the Griffin Police Department Uniform Patrol Division, the incident was reported at 8:12 p.m. The female victim was walking northbound on Pine Hill Road approaching the intersection […]

Pedestrian struck, killed on North Expressway early Saturday

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A pedestrian attempting to cross North Expressway early Saturday morning was struck and killed. According to Spalding County Coroner Sonny Foster, the victim was struck by a Volkswagon Beetle at approximately 5:30 a.m. in the vicinity of the McDonald’s located at 1569 North Expressway. The victim’s identity has not yet been positively established. Foster […]