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Pedestrian charged in Marietta accident

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A pedestrian was hit at the intersection of Chestnut Hill Road and Powder Springs Street, according to the Marietta Police Department.

Police said pedestrian Wilder Vicente-Vicente was crossing Powder Springs Street in the crosswalk, but against the pedestrian traffic signal, when he was struck by a car.

The driver Nicholas Archer, 34, told officers that he did not see the pedestrian until impact.

Vicente-Vicente was charged with obedience to traffic control devices for crossing against the pedestrian traffic signal.

Vicente-Vicente is currently at Kennestone Hospital and is pending release.

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