Richmond County sheriff’s Capt. Scott Gay said both pedestrians were at fault in the accidents.
Nelson Norris, 38, of Thomson, died after being hit by a 2007 Honda CR-V as he tried to cross in the 3200 block of Wrightsboro Road about 7:10 a.m. Thursday.
Norris was taken to Medical College of Georgia Hospital, where he died from his injuries at 11:30 a.m.
The day before, Andrew Ellingwood, 51, died nearly three months after he was hit by a pickup.
According to Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Bowen, Ellingwood was injured Sept. 21 when he stepped into the path of a 1990 Chevrolet 1500 pickup while crossing Meadowbrook Drive at Deans Bridge Road.
Ellingwood was treated at Medical College of Georgia Hospital and then taken to a nursing facility, where he died from of his injuries Wednesday, Bowen said.
– From staff reports