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Pedestrian dies following crash near Target on North Druid Hills Road

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Pedestrian dies following crash near Target on North Druid Hills Road

DeKalb County Police car. Photo by Dean Hesse.

This story has been updated. 

Atlanta, GA — A pedestrian died Wednesday morning after being hit by a driver.

Police initially said the driver had left the scene, but followed up later to say the driver had remained at the scene.

The crash occurred near the Target store on North Druid Hills Road. DeKalb County Police had few details.

“We responded to the area around 9:40 this morning in reference to a person hit by a vehicle,” a DeKalb Police spokesperson said. “Unfortunately, the victim succumbed to their injuries … The incident is under investigation, so I do not have much to release outside of that.”

This story will be updated if more information becomes available.

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