Cobb County

Woman, dog hit and killed by car in Cobb County while out on evening walk

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Police said a woman walking her dog was hit by a car and killed Monday night. The dog also died.

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Police said the accident happened around 9:15 p.m. at the intersection of Sandy Plains Road and Whitlock Road. A Ford Ranger was traveling south on Sandy Plains Road when a woman crossed the street in front of the truck.

The truck hit the woman and her dog, killing them both on impact. The woman’s identity hasn’t been released pending notification of next of kin.


The driver of the Ranger, 53-year-old Robert Liebmann, was not hurt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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Anyone with additional information about the crash is asked to contact investigators at 770-499-3987.