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Man hit by car leaving festival
Airlifted in serious condition
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A pedestrian was airlifted to an area hospital Saturday afternoon after being hit by a car on Perimeter Road in Dawsonville. "We believe he was leaving the festival," said Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle. The incident occurred at 4:35 p.m. as thousands of motorists were leaving the annual Mountain Moonshine Festival, which brought near record number visitors to the area over the weekend.