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Authorities blame hit-and-run driver for weekend death of pedestrian in Macon


MACON, Georgia — Authorities in Macon say they're looking for the driver responsible for a hit-and-run collision that killed a pedestrian.

The Telegraph of Macon reports (http://bit.ly/1WOzfft ) 38-year-old Antonial Tantce White died late Sunday after he was struck by what witnesses described as a black SUV with large rims.

Bibb County sheriff's Lt. Sean DeFoe said authorities believe SUV had a Florida license plate. He said the vehicle is likely a Lincoln Navigator or a Cadillac Escalade with front-end damage.

Meanwhile, Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones on Monday asked the public for help locating White's family.

Information from: The Macon Telegraph, http://www.macontelegraph.com

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