Pedestrian struck by car, killed in Clayton County

A 61-year-old man was killed Saturday morning after being hit by a car on a busy Jonesboro road, Clayton County police said.

The man, identified as Alfred Lee, was walking in the 6500 block of Tara Boulevard when he was struck just before 6 a.m., police spokeswoman Officer Marcena Davis said.

Investigators believe the man was crossing the road outside a crosswalk when he was hit. 

The driver remained at the scene, Davis said, but it’s unclear whether they face any charges. 

In other news: 

Some parents want the man fired.

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