Victim identified in fatal Coffee Co. highway hit and run

Coffee Co. Fatal Hit and Run

DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) - One person is facing charges and another is dead after a hit and run in Coffee County Friday morning.

Coroner Brandon Musgrove said John Pond, 27, was killed on Willachoochee Highway, near the Douglas city limits.

Georgia State Patrol (GSP) said that there was a hit and run involving a pedestrian.

Troopers said Dustin Jordan, 21, of Douglas, was taken into custody around 2:30 p.m. Friday.

GSP officials said they were looking for a gray Chevy four door truck. The vehicle of interest was captured through surveillance video, according to GSP.

The video was collected from four to five businesses along GA 135 and Willacoochee Hwy.

GSP said Jordan is charged with vehicular homicide in the first degree and leaving the scene of an accident.

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