CALHOUN — The driver in a fatal wreck involving a pedestrian on Satur-day in Gordon County won’t be charged, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

According to the Georgia State Patrol:

David E. Buchanan, 47, of Jasper, was walking east in the eastbound left lane of Ga. 53 near Franklin Road when a 2004 silver Volvo S40, driven by Hannah Pierce, 40, of Silver Creek, which was also traveling east on Ga. 53 in the left lane, struck Buchanan. According to the preliminary report, Buchanan was improperly walking in the road in an area not lighted.

Buchanan, who is suspected of being under the influence of alcohol, was pronounced dead at the scene.