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Covington pedestrian killed early Monday

COVINGTON -- A woman crossing U.S. Highway 278 at West Street was struck and killed by a pickup in the early morning hours Monday, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

Shirley Ann Reid, 59, died at the scene, said Franka Young of the Department of Public Safety Information Office.

Young said around 5:30 a.m. a red Nissan Titan pickup was traveling west on U.S. Highway 278 when the crash occurred. The 56-year-old Covington man who was driving the truck was not injured.

"The driver had the right of way ... There are no charges pending," Young said.