ATHENS, Ga. -- A 20-year-old man has been charged in a pedestrian's death in Athens Sunday night.
The accident happened shortly before 10 p.m. on the Athens Perimeter Highway near Oconee Street.
Police said the pedestrian, later identified as 55-year-old Kathy Maxey, stepped into the road and was struck by an Infiniti G35 driven by Edwin Gaona.
Maxey was pronounced dead at the scene. A 17-year-old passenger in Gaona's car was transported to Athens Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Gaona was arrested and charged with DUI and vehicular homicide.