MABLETON, Ga. -- A 31-year-old woman was hit by a car and killed while walking along a Cobb County road Sunday morning.
Vanessa Ordonez De Los Santos was struck shortly before 5:30 a.m. on Mableton Parkway near South Gordon Road.
Cobb County police spokesman Mike Bowman said De Los Santos was in the road when she was hit by a Nissan Xterra. She was rushed to WellStar Cobb Hospital, where she was pronounced dead shortly before 9 a.m.
The driver who hit her, 60-year-old Milton Ariaz, was arrested and charged with driving without a valid Georgia driver's license. Bowman said police do not expect to file any other charges against him.
Ariaz was not injured in the crash.