BROOKHAVEN, Ga. -- One person is dead following a hit-and-run Monday night on North Druid Hills road near the overpass for Interstate-85.
According to the Brookhaven Police Department, an officer was in the immediate area of the incident and was flagged down by an on-scene witness. The officer described the pedestrian as an adult male, later identified as Ronald F. Stuart Jr, age 38, of Atlanta. DeKalb Fire and AMR responded to the scene and transported the victim to and Atlanta area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The on scene witness advised that a newer red pick-up truck was seen as it struck the victim.
Authorities do not have a direction of the suspect vehicle when it left the scene. The Brookhaven Police Department is requesting the assistance in identifying and locating the vehicle used in the fatal hit and run accident.