Pedestrian struck, killed on I-85 near Atlanta

Pedestrian struck, killed on I-85 near Atlanta

August 30th, 2013 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

ATLANTA - Authorities say a pedestrian has been struck and killed on Interstate 85 just northeast of Atlanta.

Gwinnett County police say the death happened around 4:30 a.m. today in the northbound lanes of the interstate just north of Georgia 316.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that two right lanes of northbound I-85 remained blocked at 6 a.m. The identity of the person killed wasn't immediately released.

Few other details were immediately available early today.

Gwinnett police have not said what the person was doing on the interstate.