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Tunnel Hill man dies after being hit on Shugart Road

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TUNNEL HILL, GA (WRCB) - A 22-year-old Tunnel Hill man was killed after running into traffic on Shugart Road Tuesday afternoon. 

Jacob Minjariz was pronounced dead at Hamilton Medical Center after being transported from the scene by paramedics.

The incident happened at 1:40 Tuesday afternoon near 900 Shugart Road. Investigators tell Channel 3 that Minjariz ran out in front of a 1994 Ford Explorer while trying to cross Shugart Road.  

The driver of the Explorer did not have time to stop, and the investigation indicates that the driver of the Explorer was not speeding.  

No charges are being filed against the driver.

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