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College Student Struck on Interstate 285 in Dekalb County, Georgia

March 13, 2019

Family Looking to Find Out What Happened to a College Student Struck on Interstate 285

Dekalb County – according to a report from, a family wants answers regarding the death of their relative, a twenty three year old college student killed on I-285.*

Friends and family of a twenty three year old college student are questioning what happened to the victim and why she was killed in a hit and run accident on an area highway.  They assert that they don’t understand why she was on the highway to begin with. She was stuck by many cars at around 5:00 a.m. in Dekalb County close to Spaghetti Junction.  The incident specifically happened on the entrance ramp to Interstate 285 west between the highway lanes and the exit lanes of Buford Highway. None of the vehicles stopped to assist her; they simply drove away.

According to the woman’s friends, they indicate that the victim was not around the area where her car was, and that she was not the type of person that would kill herself.  They also note that the victim was not anywhere close to where she resides. reports that there were pieces of two vehicles left behind at the crash site.  This indicates that there was sufficient damage to the cars that stuck her and that the drivers would definitely have known they hit someone. 

Currently, it is not clear if police are investigating the accident and whether they are looking for potential suspects, the vehicles involved, and any possible witnesses. 

The victim was taking a break from college for the semester and was working for a local cellphone store.  There is a GoFundMe account that has been created to help the surviving family members pay for her funeral costs.  $18,000 dollars has already been raised. 

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