Norcross man arrested for fatal hit-and-run that killed 66-year-old woman

Published: Sep. 21, 2022 at 9:25 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 22, 2022 at 10:57 AM EDT
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GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) - Gwinnett County Police have arrested the man they believe is responsible for hitting and killing a 66-year-old woman on Sept. 21.

The man has been identified as 33-year-old Ismael Perez of Norcross. He is being charged with Homicide by Vehicle Leaving the Scene and Hit-and-Run Resulting in Serious Injury of Death.

The deceased has been identified as 66-year-old Sadie Ware of Norcross.


A 66-year-old Norcross woman who was struck and killed early Wednesday morning in Norcross has been identified by police officials.

According to officials, around 6:45 a.m., a car traveling near the intersection of Indian Trail Lilburn Road and Steve Reynolds Boulevard in Norcross struck Sadie Ware. Officials confirmed Ware later died due to injuries she sustained during the collision.

Ware was hit by a teal/green colored Truck or SUV as she crossed the roadway,” according to Gwinnett County police officials. The driver fled the scene.

Investigators are still on the scene.

There is no additional information. Stay with CBS46 News for updates as soon as they come into our newsroom.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at (678) 442-5653. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Atlanta Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.