COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Cobb County Police are investigating a hit-and-run where a 64-year-old Austell man was killed Tuesday night.

Cobb Police Officer Sydney Melton said it occurred at about 7:47 p.m. on Riverside Parkway north of Premier Lane. 

A light-colored car was traveling south on Riverside Parkway in the left lane, Melton said. The pedestrian, identified by police as Jasper Arnold, stepped in front of the car as he was walking across the roadway. 

The car struck Arnold, and continued southward on Riverside Parkway without stopping, Melton said.

Arnold was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The incident remains under investigation, according to Melton. 

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Cobb County Police Department at 770-499-3987.

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