65-year-old pedestrian killed on Boggs Road

(Source: WGCL)

DULUTH, Ga. (CBS46) -- The Gwinnett County Police Department is investigating a pedestrian traffic fatality that happened early Thursday morning. 

Officers responded to I-85 South near Boggs Road after reports of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in the middle of the interstate.

Police told CBS46 56-year-old Ronald Brown of Buford exited a vehicle that was parked on the right shoulder of I-85 South and began crossing multiple lanes of traffic. 

As Brown entered into the third lane, he was hit by a yellow Toyota RAV4 and died on scene as a result of his injuries.

The driver of the Toyota was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are not sure why Brown entered into the roadway.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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