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Gwinnett County Police searching for driver after 77-year-old man hit, killed while checking his mail

Nguyen Phooc Nguyen died in front of his home, police said.
Credit: Gwinnett County Police Department

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Gwinnett County Police are working to track down a driver accused of hitting and killing a 77-year-old man.

Nguyen Phooc Nguyen was going to collect the mail outside of his home by Ingram Road and Clara Mae Walk around 7:40 p.m. Wednesday when a driver struck him, police said.

Authorities said a white SUV hit the elderly man and kept driving. Nguyen died from his crash injuries.

Police provided two surveillance images of the suspect vehicle, pictured below.

Credit: Gwinnett County Police Department

GCPD is now encouraging witnesses to call the agency with any information at (678) 442-5653. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Atlanta Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com.

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