A male pedestrian hit and killed by a vehicle here Wednesday has been identified. Deputy coroner Cindy Killingsworth identified the man as Collie McDaniel,33, of Thomaston.The incident occurred on Hwy. 18 West near Ashley Oaks subdivision. Coroner Jim Smith confirmed the male victim’s death. The body was taken to the crime lab.A truck driver behind the car which struck the victim told authorities the man, who was apparently from Thomaston, deliberately stepped in front of the vehicle. The victim had been at a home in the Ashley Oaks development just before the incident. More to follow..