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Driver sought in Marietta hit-and-run that killed road worker

MARIETTA, GA – A search is underway for a driver who left the scene after a crash that killed a Chicago man on a highway in Marietta Saturday night. According to Fox 5 Atlanta, the incident happened at about 8:53 p.m. on Interstate 75 north of the Delk Road interchange.

Investigators said road construction worker Martin Rivera was putting out signage on the shoulder of I-75 north when he was hit by a vehicle. Rivera was knocked into the path of another vehicle and died from his injuries.

Police said the driver of the first vehicle, believed to be a black Volkswagen GTI, did not stop to help. The vehicle was last seen exiting I-75 onto the ramps for South Marietta Parkway.

The driver of the second vehicle did stay at the scene and is working with police.

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to contact Marietta police.

A hit-and-run accident can result in serious damages and injuries. And when a driver injures a pedestrian in a car crash, that driver may be liable for the injuries caused to the pedestrian. The experienced Atlanta pedestrian accident lawyers at Brauns Law Accident Injury Firm will do a thorough job of investigating the circumstances behind your accident and can assist you with making a legal claim against the at-fault driver.  To learn more or schedule a free initial consultation, call us at (404) 418-8244 or contact us online.

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