- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 19, 2016

MACON, Ga. (AP) - The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal accident in Macon involving an SUV and a pedestrian.

The accident happened about 7:15 a.m. Wednesday on Mercer University Drive.

Coroner Leon Jones identified the victim as 74-year-old Theodore Reese, of Macon.

Deputy Clay Williams tells The Telegraph (https://bit.ly/2eFO3QQ) Reese stepped out into traffic and was struck by the SUV.

Several neighbors told the newspaper Reese was a nice guy who would push a trash can around the community and picking up cans to take to a recycling center to earn a few extra dollars.

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Information from: The Macon Telegraph, https://www.macontelegraph.com

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