Acworth man struck and killed by suspected drunk driver - CBS46 News

Acworth man struck and killed by suspected drunk driver

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ACWORTH, GA (CBS46) -

Cobb County police are investigating the death of a man who was struck and killed early Saturday while putting advertising signs along the side of the road.

Police say 50-year-old James Underwood, of Acworth, was parked in a lane transitional area on Mars Hill Road near Cobb Parkway when he was hit by a vehicle driven by Kenneth Chitwood, 48, also of Acworth.

Chitwood has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, failure to maintain lane, and vehicular homicide. He is being currently held in the Cobb County detention center.

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