Dewey Green murder trial continues Monday

The trial continues Monday for a man accused of hitting and killing a 53-year-old woman in front of her own daughter and baby granddaughter last year.

The incident took place in June of 2014 on Highway 5 in Douglasville.

Witnesses told jurors they saw 24-year old Dewey Green pin Janice Pitts between his truck and her car. Green rear ended Pitt last summer on Highway 5 in Douglasville. 

Prosecutors said when she got out of the car to look at the damage, Green pressed the gas and his truck crushed her.

"I see the woman pinned up in between the cars, the truck backs up just a little bit and runs the woman over" a witness testified Friday.

But there was a reason, according to Green's attorney, William Head. He told FOX 5, that during the trial, he will present evidence that shows Green hit his head during the initial crash. An expert will testify that he believes the impact caused Green to have a seizure. Head says Green does not remember anything about the incident. He was never taken to a hospital.

Pitts daughter was first to testify in the case on Thurday.

Prosecutors said they have more than a dozen witnesses and evidence to show green was in full control of his truck that day. 

The trial could take two weeks.

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