Hitchhiker killed in Liberty County identified

LIBERTY CO., GA (WTOC) - A man who authorities say was hitchhiking when he was killed Nov. 2 in Liberty County has been identified.

The accident occurred in Riceboro, just off Interstate 95 exit 67 along Montague Street.

The Georgia State Patrol said Kevin Clark, 36, of Riceboro was killed.

Three men were hitchhiking from West Virginia to Florida to find work. They stopped along the street during the night and got under an old carpet to keep warm. A meter reader driving his route ran over the rug, killing one of the men. He immediately called police.

No charges were filed.

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