Posted: Tuesday, August 26th 2014 at 9:58am
Nicholson woman killed while checking mailbox
NICHOLSON - An elderly Jackson County woman was killed Monday afternoon when she was struck by a car as she was checking her mailbox, according to emergency responders.
Jackson County EMS officials said they were called to a home on Old Kings Bridge Road in Nicholson just after 2 p.m. Monday. When they arrived, they found a 79-year-old woman dead at the scene. She had been struck by a vehicle as she attempted to cross the road to get to her mailbox. Authorities said she was thrown down an embankment.
The Georgia State Patrol identified the victim as Joyce M. Kennan.
Investigating troopers said the 28-year-old driver returned to the scene. There is no word on whether he will face charges in the case.
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