Woman killed in pedestrian accident identified

Woman killed while crossing Cobb Parkway

MARIETTA, Ga. -- A woman is dead after being hit by a vehicle on Cobb Parkway S, Sunday evening.

The accident happened in the 500 block of the road when, according to police, a southbound vehicle struck the woman who was attempting to cross the road toward nearby AMF Bowling.

The victim, later identified as 50-year-old Kelly Willis, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials said the Marietta Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Unit has been called in to investigate the accident.

A preliminary investigation showed that Willis was hit while crossing outside of a designated crosswalk and entered the lane of the vehicle that ultimately hit her.

The scene has since been cleared.

No charges were mentioned by authorities, however anyone with information about the crash is being asked to call Officer Brian Wallace at 770-794-5266.

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