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Hit and run victim in Mableton identified

8:05 PM, Jun 30, 2013   |    comments
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MABLETON, Ga. -- The victim of a hit and run, which took place in Mableton Sunday morning, has died.

The now identified victim, Joshua Heath Chellew, 36, of Mableton, Georgia, was pronounced deceased after being transported by ground to Grady Memorial Hospital.

The vehicle, after striking the individual did not remain at the scene. The only information available about the vehicle at this time is that it was possibly a small red vehicle.

The Cobb County Emergency Communications Center dispatched officers from Precinct - 2 to the area of 6211 Mableton Parkway, according to investigators.

Currently, the Cobb County Police Department's Crimes Against Persons Unit along with the Police Department's S.T.E.P. (Selective Traffic Enforcement Program) Unit are investigating the case.

Anyone with information which may assist investigators with this case is being asked to call the Cobb County Police Department at (770) 499-3945.

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