Jeffrey Brookshire of Marietta turned himself in to Smyrna Police authorities Monday in connection with the Saturday night hit-and-run collision that killed Tony Kuykendall.
Brookshire, 31, is facing charges of vehicular manslaughter, hit-and-run and potentially more charges according to Smyrna Police Officer Mike Smith.
The 48-year-old Kuykendall was walking along Old Concord Road near South Cobb Drive with his 14-year-old son on Saturday night. According to the Smyrna Police, around 7 p.m. Kuykendall was struck from behind by a pick-up truck driven by Brookshire.
A father of four children, the Paulding County resident later died at Kennestone Hospital. The boy was not harmed.
Kuykendall reportedly was unemployed and didn’t have insurance. A fund in his name has been set up and donations can be made at any Bank of America.