JONESBORO, Ga. -- A late evening accident has left one man dead in Clayton County.

Police said the accident happened just before midnight on Saturday in the area of Tara Blvd. and Southside Commercial Parkway.

There, police said they found an unresponsive male who had been hit by a vehicle lying in a ditch near the northbound lanes.

Clayton County first responders were not able to detect any signs of life in the victim upon arriving.

The incident is now being investigated by the Clayton County Special Traffic Accident Reconstruction (STAR) unit.

The driver was still on the scene when police arrived.

Police have not released the name of the driver or the victim at this time and cannot say whether there will be charges or who was at fault in the accident.