ATLANTA — Authorities have identified the man who was killed in a hit-and-run on Monday morning in Clayton County.
Police responded to reports of a person shot near the intersection of Maddox Road and Mt. Zion Boulevard in Morrow, Georgia. However, when they got there, they discovered a body lying in the shoulder of the roadway.
According to the Clayton County Police Department, authorities determined the man, 57-year-old Billy Jack Worton, was struck by a pick-up truck, which left the scene.
Clayton County detectives said the vehicle is a 2014-2018 Dodge Ram C-1500 pick-up, possibly silver in color, and is missing a side-view mirror and headlight.
This is a developing story and police say the investigation is ongoing.
If you have any information about what happened, contact the Clayton County Police Department at 770-477-3747 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS