Cobb Police are Currently Conducting an Investigation of a Pedestrian Accident
COBB COUNTY, GA – According to an online news report at patch.com, the Cobb County Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Program is currently conducting an investigation of a fatal hit and run accident that recently occurred in the evening hours on South Cobb Drive close to the Pat Mell Road intersection.*
According to the investigation team, a white pickup truck that was towing an enclosed trailer was going southbound on South Cobb Drive, also known as SR-280. A man who remains unidentified was trying to go across South Cobb Drive. The white enclosed trailer struck the man in the southerly lanes of South Cobb Drive. The accident caused the pedestrian to sustain serious injuries. As a result, the male victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment. Soon thereafter, the victim was pronounced dead. The truck and its trailer continued to go southbound on South Cobb Drive without calling 911 or stopping to render aid to the injured pedestrian.
At this juncture, investigators have not been able to identify the man who struck the pedestrian. According to eyewitnesses, the truck that hit the pedestrian is described as being a Chevrolet from the early 2000s. It is further described as a white two door pickup truck with a white enclosed cargo trailer.
There are no further details on the accident at this time. The accident remains under investigation by local authorities. Anyone with information about the collision is asked to contact investigators at 770-499-3987.
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