Gwinnett County

77-year-old man hit, killed while checking the mail; police searching for driver

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Gwinnett County police are searching for a driver who hit and killed a 77-year-old man who was checking his mail.

Police said the accident happened on March 1 at around 7:40 p.m. on Ingram Road.

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Nguyen Phooc Nguyen was hit by a white SUV when he walked outside and checked the mail. The driver sped away. Nguyen later died of his injuries.

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Police have released surveillance photos of the SUV they believe was involved.

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Anyone who has any information is asked to call the Gwinnett County Police Department. Tipsters could receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest.