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Police searching for suspect responsible for fatal Dekalb County hit-and-run

According to Fox 5 Atlanta, the collision occurred at about 4:14 a.m. near the intersection of Wellborn Road and Welborn Creek Drive.

Police say, Joe Louis Wilder, 62, was struck by a car while walking to the bus stop. The driver involved then immediately fled the scene of the crash. Another driver passing by stopped and contacted emergency services.

Wilder was rushed to a local hospital where he died a short time later.

No identifying information regarding the suspect involved has been made available as of yet.

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