• Coroner identifies pedestrian killed in Lithia Springs hit-and-run


    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal hit-and-run in Lithia Springs.

    A coroner identified the victim as 67-year-old Robert Stoskopf, of Lithia Springs.

    Sheriff's officials said Stoskopf was walking northbound on Thornton Road sometime between 7 and 8 a.m. Saturday, when a vehicle hit him. He died at the scene. 

    The accident happened along Thornton Road at Waterford Club Drive in front of the Waterford Apartments.

    Investigators are working to determine the make, model and color of the vehicle that hit the pedestrian.

    The sheriff’s office and Georgia State Patrol are investigating the accident.

    Anyone who may have witnessed the accident or who has any other details is asked to call the Douglas County Sheriff's Office tip line at 678-486-1253 or Investigator Josh Miller at 770-949-5656.

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