For 27 years, Carolyn and Steve Mitchell had been inseparable.
And in one of the few times they weren’t together, Carolyn lost her husband to a hit-and-run driver.
“Show me you got a heart and I can forgive you,” Carolyn Mitchell said to the wanted driver, her voice trembling as she fought through tears in an interview with Channel 2 Action News.
Steve Mitchell, 68, was traveling southbound on Ga. 85 in Fayette County on Saturday when a black SUV caused his car and a second vehicle to collide, Fayette County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Allen Stevens said.
Mitchell, a grandfather, was airlifted to Atlanta Medical Center, where he died Sunday.
“He meant something to a lot of people, not just myself,” Carolyn told Channel 2.
As authorities search for the driver, Carolyn is left wondering: “Once you hurt somebody, how is it that you don’t care?”
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