MARIETTA, Ga. -- A 79-year-old woman was hit by a car and killed in Cobb County Wednesday evening.
Maria Roxo was struck shortly after 7 p.m. on Roswell Road near Old Canton Road in Marietta.
Cobb County Police Sgt. Dana Pierce said Roxo stepped into the road and was hit by a Nissan 300ZX. She was taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
Police do not expect to file charges against the 25-year-old driver who hit Roxo.