DEXTER, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Authorities are investigating the death of a Laurens County doctor who was hit and killed by a vehicle while jogging Sunday morning.
Laurens County Deputy Coroner Nathan Stanley says 58-year-old Dr. John Mithcell Bahouth was jogging with his wife on Antioch Church Road off Dublin-Eastman Road. According to the Georgia State Patrol, 30-year-old Jennifer Lindsey Bryant of Dexter was driving a Toyota Camry when the car hit Bahouth around 10 a.m. Stanley says Bahouth was just down the road from his home.
Bahouth was pronounced dead at 10:51 a.m. in the emergency room at Fairview Park Hospital. Stanley says he died from blunt force trauma due to a motor vehicle accident.
The Georgia State Patrol investigated the accident and is conducting a follow up investigation. No other information is available at this time.
Charges won't be considered until the follow up investigation is completed.