Victim identified in fatal hit-and-run

By Linda Looney-Bond


A pedestrian killed in a hit-and-run accident on Riverdale Road over the weekend has been identified as 24-year-old Amos Alexandre of Riverdale, police said Tuesday.

The incident occurred Friday around 11:18 p.m., near 6030 Riverdale Road, said Clayton County Police Officer Kevin Hughes.

Police are on the lookout for a dark-colored SUV. According to a police report, two witnesses who had been riding in a vehicle said they "observed a dark color SUV in the center turn lane. Both advised that they saw the SUV rise up in the air as if it had run over someone or something."

A third witness who had been walking on Riverdale Road called police when she saw the victim lying in the roadway, according to the report.

Anyone with information in the case was asked to call Crime Stoppers at (404) 577-8477.