Pedestrian hit by vehicle, killed in DeKalb County

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle in Lithonia.
A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle in Lithonia.(Atlanta News First)
Published: May. 25, 2023 at 6:04 AM EDT|Updated: May. 25, 2023 at 11:23 AM EDT
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LITHONIA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle and killed early Thursday morning in DeKalb County.

DeKalb Dispatch says police were called to the intersection of Covington Highway and Turner Hill Road in Lithonia around 5:20 a.m. for a person struck by a vehicle. They say the victim died and the driver stayed at the scene.

DeKalb police say they believe the victim’s car was disabled and he was in the roadway when he was struck.

Police had Covington Highway blocked off at Turner Hill Road to investigate. All roads have since reopened.

The crash remains under investigation.