The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred on Mercer University Drive near Wellworth Avenue at 9:02 p.m. on May 20, 2021.

It was reported to the Macon-Bibb 911 Center that there was a person down in the 3000 block of Mercer University Drive. It was reported that 64-year-old Hilton Lucas, of Macon, had been fatally struck by a hit and run before deputies arrived.

It was also reported that a deputy accidentally struck Lucas during the incident.

Lucas was pronounced deceased by the Bibb County Coroner’s Office. The next of kin has also been notified by the coroner.

Witnesses did report that a dark in color vehicle was seen leaving the incident location, heading west on Mercer University Drive at a high rate of speed.

The incident is being investigated by the Georgia State Patrol. There were no other injuries reported.

If anyone has any information about this incident or the vehicle, please contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 751-7500, or the Georgia State Patrol at (478) 993-3000.