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Gainesville man dies after being hit by car on Athens Highway and Lenox Drive
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A Gainesville man was struck by a vehicle on Wednesday, June 5, and died from injuries at the hospital overnight, according to the Gainesville Police Department.

Officers responded around 4 p.m. to a crash on Athens Highway and Lenox Drive, involving a silver Nissan Sentra and a pedestrian.

Officers reported that Tony Odell Thomason, 57, of Gainesville was walking on the roadway at Athens Highway near Wilson Drive when the car hit him.

Thomason was transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center, where he later died.

No charges have been filed as of yet, according to Gainesville Police Department spokeswoman Cpl. Jessica Van.

The investigation is active. Officers encourage anyone with information regarding the event to call investigators at 770-534-5252.

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