Person killed after walking into traffic on I-85

7:10 PM, Nov 2, 2013   |    comments
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A person was hit and killed by a vehicle on I-85 northbound Saturday morning after walking into oncoming traffic.

Preliminary investigation indicates the vehicle was traveling north on I-85 just before GA 400 when the front passenger rolled the window down and began to exit the moving vehicle.

The driver pulled over and at the same time, the passenger exited the vehicle and walked out into the highway, where he was struck by a passing motorist.

According to authorities, the passenger was dead on the scene while the passing motorist was treated for minor injuries at a local hospital.

No charges have been filed, at this time. The investigation will continue.

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