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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Albany Police say that Jazarus Fuller, 17, was texting on his cellphone as he was walking across Sylvester Road, when he was struck by a truck driven by Randall Bentley, 55, from Sumner.  

Bentley was traveling East on Sylvester Road in a  1997 Ford F-350 in the outside lane when Fuller began running trying to get across the roadway to beat the oncoming traffic.  

APD says Fuller was taken to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital for his injuries. The incident remains under investigation. No charges filed at this time.

 

 

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