1 man dead after being hit by a car on I-85, police say

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A man is dead after being hit by a car on I-85, according to Atlanta police.

Officers say the crash happened on I-85 southbound near Lenox Road in DeKalb County just after 9:15 p.m. The three left lanes are currently blocked as police investigate.

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Police say that the driver and the vehicle involved in the accident remained on the scene.

The victim’s identity has not yet been released. There is currently no word on why he was on the highway.

The APD Accident Investigations Unit is currently conducting their investigation.

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