Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Pedestrian Fatality on Houston Lake Road

Release date: October 14, 2014
Incident: Pedestrian Fatality
Date/time: October 13, 2014/ 10:33PM
Location: Intersection of Houston Lake Road and Esplanade Drive

At approximately 10:33PM, October 13, 2014, officers responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic accident at the intersection of Houston Lake Road and Esplanade Drive. 

62-year old Jerry Chambers was headed northbound on Houston Lake Road in a 1997 Honda Civic when he struck 77-year old Richard King. 

King was attempting to cross Houston Lake Road in an unlit area of the roadway, outside of a crosswalk, when he was struck by Chambers’ vehicle. King was transported to the Houston Medical Center, and later died as a result of his injuries. 

No charges have been filed at this time. 

Officer Chris Fussell with the Warner Robins Police Department’s Traffic Division is investigating the incident. For more information contact Officer Fussell at (478) 293-1038.