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Man struck and killed on US 19

Davis died on scene (WALB image) Davis died on scene (WALB image)
Anthony Paul Byars (Lee Co. Sheriff) Anthony Paul Byars (Lee Co. Sheriff)
LEE CO., GA (WALB) -

The Georgia State Patrol confirms that a man was killed late Saturday night, as he walked down US 19, State Route 3, in Southern Lee County.

Larry Davis, 27, was walking south, in the roadway, about 1:00AM Sunday morning, when he was struck by a vehicle, and died at the scene. 

The vehicle that hit Davis was also traveling south, and knocked Davis about 70 feet from the point of impact.

Lee Co. authorities confirm that the GSP placed a person in their jail that morning.

He was identified as  Anthony Paul Byars, 45.  

Byars was charged with DUI, drugs.

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