Pedestrian Struck, Dies After Crash
A 55-year-old Smyrna man was struck Sunday night on South Cobb Drive. No charges are expected to be filed, according to Cobb police.
A pedestrian was hit on South Cobb Drive and later pronounced dead Sunday night, according to the Cobb County Police Department.
Authorities say Jose Luis Zamarripa-Perez of Smyrna, 55, was attempting to cross South Cobb Drive near the intersection of Waldrep Circle at about 7:45 p.m. when he was struck by a black 1990 Jeep Cherokee.
Preliminary investigation suggests that Zamarripa-Perez was walking westbound and not at a pedestrian crosswalk, and the driver, 63-year-old Nafisa V. Sheriff of Marietta, was traveling southbound on South Cobb Drive.
Zamarripa-Perez was transported by ambulance to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital, but was pronounced dead upon arrival.
The collision is still being investigated, but Cobb police say no charges are expected to be filed against the driver.
Anyone with information about this fatality collision is asked to call 770-499-3987.