Pedestrian struck, killed in Atlanta, driver arrested - CBS46 News

Pedestrian struck, killed in Atlanta, driver arrested

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ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) -

A man was struck and killed on Jonesboro Road late Thursday night and the driver who hit him was arrested.

Atlanta police said Anthony Alexander was traveling south when he struck Fredy Ruiz, a pedestrian, as he attempted to cross the road.

Ruiz died at the scene.

Alexander stayed on the scene and, after conducting field sobriety tests, police determined Alexander was under the influence of drugs. He submitted to a blood test and the results are pending.

Alexender was arrested and taken to the Fulton County Jail.

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