32 years old Winder man, Joseph Walling, dies in fatal Athens pedestrian-car crash on Jefferson Road – Monday, September 27, 2021

Athens Pedestrian-Car Crash Death of Joseph Walling – Obituary

32 years old Winder man, Joseph Walling, has died in a fatal Athens pedestrian-car crash that occurred on Jefferson Road on Monday, September 27, 2021. It happened as Joseph walked along the southbound lanes of the road. A 20123 Honda Civic struck him, leaving him with fatal injuries to which he succumbed.

Two occupants of the Civic were also left with injuries and have been hospitalized. Their injuries were described as minor.

As police continue investigating the accident, anyone with information is asked to contact Officer First Class Compton at (762) 400-7377 or via email at zachary.compton@accgov.com. This is the 19th fatal motor vehicle crash of 2021 in Athens-Clarke County.