Polk County man killed after being struck by vehicle near Cedartown High School Tuesday morning.
At approximately 4:52 a.m. Tuesday, Georgia State Patrol Post 3-Cartersville responded to a pedestrian fatality on U.S. 27 south in Cedartown. It was determined the deceased, Robert Dewaine Allen, 45, was improperly walking in the right southbound lane of U.S. 27 near Cedartown High School. A 2010 Toyota Tundra was traveling in the right lane and struck Allen with the front left of the vehicle. Allen was pronounced deceased on scene by the Polk County coroner. There are no additional information to release at this time.