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Pedestrian struck and killed north of Atlanta

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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 ( 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.


Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution,


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