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Pedestrian Struck, Injured in Marietta

Alcohol use by pedestrian Preston Lee Hester is suspected to be a contributing factor in the collision.

A pedestrian was injured in an accident involving a vehicle on Powder Springs Road near Oxford Road in Marietta on Thursday night.

Preston Lee Hester, 62, of Greensboro, NC, was trying to cross Powder Springs Road against the light just before 10 p.m. when he was hit by a green 2002 Toyota Camry that was traveling north on Powder Springs Road on a green light.

Hester was transported to and treated for serious injuries.

The driver of the 2002 Toyota Camry has been identified as 44-year-old Craig S. Goldstein of Marietta. He was not injured.

Alcohol use by Hester is suspected to be a contributing factor in this collision. investigators do not expect to charge Goldstein.

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