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Mom identifies student hit, killed by alleged DUI suspect

Russell Logan, 16, attended Starr's Mill High School.

FAYETTE COUNTY, Ga. — A 16-year-old Starr's Mill High School student was tragically killed by an alleged DUI suspect, the Fayette County Sheriff's Office says. 

Russell Logan's mother confirmed to 11Alive's Joe Ripley that he was the victim. She said there will be a vigil at Southside Church in Peachtree City at 7 p.m. tonight.

According to his mom, Russell had just turned 16 in September.

Credit: Courtesy / Family Photo

The incident occurred along Brechin Drive on Thursday evening. The sheriff's office said 60-year-old Robert Lee Stevenson was driving a Pontiac Grand Prix when he crossed the southbound lane, struck the boy and then left the scene. 

Stevenson is charged with vehicular homicide, DUI, reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident. 

The Fayette County School District said that there are crisis counselors at the high school today. 

Credit: Fayette County Sheriff's Office