Pedestrian hit and killed on Roswell Road

A pedestrian was hit and killed in a parking lot on Roswell Road Monday morning. 

A spokesperson with Marietta Police confirmed the pedestrian was hit by a tractor-trailer and died on scene. The crash happened right outside the Restaurant Depot at 1803 Roswell Road.

Officials said the victim is 66-year-old Stephen Snook of Marietta. Authorities said they have not determined the cause of the incident.

According to authorities, they have two witness statements from the scene and are hoping to get more information as the day progresses.

11Alive spoke with one witness who described what he says sounded like a pop, before he turned around and walked over to the victim.

Officials, said the driver 54-year-old, Pierre Poteau of Lawrenceville, Georgia was traveling westbound through the parking lot and struck the unidentified male.

According to officials do not anticipate charges being filed at this time, and they indicated Poteau is being cooperative and is following protocol.

That section of Roswell Road is a divided highway with a speed limit of 45 MPH. There is not a crosswalk immediately in front of the store, but there is one about 100 yards at a nearby intersection. 

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