7-year-old killed in hit-and-run in Clayton County

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JONESBORO — A 7-year-old was killed in a hit-and-run crash in the early morning hours Sunday.

Clayton County Police say between of 2:15 a.m. and 2:30 a.m., officers responded to Tara Blvd N/B at Southside Commercial Pkwy in Jonesboro in reference to a hit and run call.

Upon arrival, officers found a deceased 7-year-old in the roadway.

At this time, police say they have no leads in reference to the incident.

“We are desperately asking for the public’s assistance. If you were traveling on Tara Blvd around that time, you may not have realized you hit someone. We are urging you to give us a call if you remember any details while you were traveling in that area,” the police department said in a social media post.

The crash is still under investigation.

If you have any information in reference to this fatal hit and run, please call the Clayton County Police Department at 770-473-3983 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS.


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