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Pedestrian struck, killed by taxicab in Brunswick

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BRUNSWICK, Ga. – A 20-year-old man died early Monday morning after he was struck by a taxicab on Altama Avenue, according to the Brunswick Police Department.

Police said a vehicle was headed south on Altama between R and Q Street at 2:50 a.m. when it struck Dejon Dawson, of Brunswick. Dawson was taken to Southeast Georgia Heath System, where he died.

Police are still investigating the fatal crash and ask anyone with information to contact Brunswick Police Sgt. Richard Meeks at 912-280-6974 or leave the information on the Silent Witness Hotline at 912-267-5516. You can also email information to bpdtips@brunswickpolice.org.