The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal traffic accident involving a pedestrian that occurred at the intersection of Mercer University and Arlington Park  around 1:30a.m. Friday morning. It was reported that 25 year old Wilbur Sutton  of Macon , was traveling on Mercer University in a  2006 Mitsubishi  Lancer . As  Sutton was  approaching  the intersection of Mercer University  and Arlington Park, a male pedestrian   identified as 61yr old  Walter Kirtz ,of Macon  walked into the path of his vehicle, from the center lane.

The Kirtz was transported to a local hospital by ambulance. Sutton was not injured.

According to Coroner Leon Jones, Kirtz passed away before 9:00a.m. Friday morning. The next of kin has been notified.

Anyone with information in reference to this accident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.