Jonesboro man who was struck, killed by truck, identified

Jonesboro police have identified the 59-year-old man who was struck and killed Thursday on Tara Boulevard in Clayton County.

Investigators said Larry Tomlin of Jonesboro, was crossing the road in the dark Thursday morning when a black Toyota pick up truck hit him, according the Channel 2 Action News.

Investigator Phillip Perry said Tomlin was not walking in a crosswalk when he was struck. The incident occurred near the Clayton County Superior Court and shut down southbound boulevard traffic for hours.

The driver of the Toyota will not be charged in the death, Perry said.