Police Looking for Answers in Deadly Hit and Run Accident
COBB COUNTY, GA – According to an online news report at 11alive.com, police are searching for answers following a death of a pedestrian along a major Cobb County roadway.*
Police were dispatched to the scene of a hit and run accidents in the vicinity of Pat Mell Road and South Cobb Drive. Upon arrival, they found a man who appeared to have sustained serious injuries as a result of the accident. The man was taken to a local hospital where he was eventually pronounced dead.
Police do know that, according to eyewitness accounts, the vehicle that caused the accident was what appeared to be an early 2000s Chevrolet two door pickup truck. These witnesses also recall viewing a white enclosed cargo trailer that was latched to the back of the pickup truck.
After working the scene, police were able to ascertain that the pedestrian was attempting to go across South Cobb Drive when he was hit by the enclosed trailer of the pickup truck located in the southbound lanes of the roadway. The police have not yet informed the family of the victim because they still have not been able to identify the victim of the accident.
Police are hoping anyone with information on the accident, the suspect or the unnamed victim will call investigators at 770-499-3987.
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