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Police identify man struck and killed in Albany

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A man who was walking across Oglethorpe Boulevard last night was hit by a vehicle.

It happened in the 200 Block of Oglethorpe, about 10:20PM.

Police say the man who died, Ben Johnson, Jr.,  was a 78 year old Albany resident. 

They say that Dorothy Carver 71,  of Albany, was driving a 2016 Lincoln MKZ west on West Oglethorpe Boulevard, as Johnson was crossing West Oglethorpe Boulevard from the south side of the street.  

The car struck him, causing injuries to his right ankle and head. 

Johnson died about 3:00AM. 

 If you have information, call them at 431-2100, or CRIMESTOPPERS, at 436-TIPS.

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