Crime scene tape

ATLANTA (CBS46) — An investigation is underway after a 57-year-old man was fatally struck while crossing Cobb Parkway.

Marietta police say it happened Monday night at around 8 p.m. in front of the Regency Inn and Suites. According to preliminary reports, the man was attempting to cross Cobb Parkway and while standing in the center turn lane was struck by a 1998 Toyota Camry. The Camry also struck another vehicle in the area before coming to a full stop.

The driver of the Camry, 43-year-old Kevin Alston, did not render aid and ran away before police arrived.  

Meanwhile, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. 

MPD canine officer Jacquo managed to track down Alston and he was located at Kennesaw State University.

Anyone with information is asked to contact STEP Officer Johnson at (770) 794-5384.           

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