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Pedestrian struck and killed north of Atlanta

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CANTON, Ga. -

Authorities are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a car north of Atlanta, shutting down a busy road during Thursday morning's commute.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://bit.ly/W6NvNS) that the person was struck before 7 a.m. Thursday on East Cherokee Drive near Berry Patch Road.

Georgia State Patrol spokesman Gordy Wright said East Cherokee Drive remained closed at 8:15 a.m.

Details of the death were not immediately available.

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Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com

 

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