Police searching for hit-and-run driver accused of killing man in wheelchair

MCDONOUGH, Ga. — Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver they say killed a man Saturday in Henry County.

Just before 8 a.m. Saturday, a driver in a 2008 gray Nissan Altima hit a man in a wheelchair and his dog in the Audubon Estates neighborhood off Willow Lane in McDonough.

The driver left the scene after hitting the victim. Police said the man did not survive.

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Henry County police say a person of interest was seen wearing red shorts and a gray shirt.

Anyone with information about this incident, or who knows the identity of the suspect, is asked to contact Investigator L. Combs at 770-288-8290, the Henry County Non-Emergency Dispatch at 770-957-9121, or text tips, photos, and videos to 770-220-7009.


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