Cobb pedestrian struck by vehicle charged

A Cobb County pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle last week and remained hospitalized Tuesday has been charged with jaywalking.

Wilder Vicente-Vicente of Marietta was crossing Powder Springs Street at Chestnut Hill Road on Friday when he was struck by a vehicle driven by Nicholas Archer of Marietta. Archer, who was driving southbound on Power Springs Street, said he didn’t see Vicente-Vicente before striking the man around 10:22 p.m.

The pedestrian was taken to Kennestone Hospital, where he remained Tuesday in good condition, police said.

A witness told police the man was jaywalking when the accident occurred. Vicente-Vicente was charged with crossing the street against pedestrian traffic.