Elderly Rossville woman killed in hit-and-run, suspect charged

Elderly Rossville woman killed in hit-and-run, suspect charged

October 11th, 2012 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

Brandon Lee Dillard

Photo by WRCB-TV Channel 3 /Times Free Press.

ROSSVILLE, GA -- A 72 year-old woman was struck and killed by a teen driver Wednesday afternoon at a shopping center on West Gordon Avenue in Rossville.

Rossville Police Chief Sid Adams says Brandon Lee Dillard, 19, hit Rosa Lee Hixon, 72, outside a tobacco store just after 4:00 p.m.

Adams said that Dillard had been in an argument with his girlfriend when he apparently lost control of his vehicle, striking Hixon as she was trying to get into her car.

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