Man dies after being hit by car in SW Atlanta crosswalk

A man was hit by a car in southwest Atlanta.

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A man was hit by a car in southwest Atlanta.

A pedestrian struck by a car in southwest Atlanta died at the hospital from an unknown cause after police said they were “not expecting him to die.”

Around 8 p.m. Saturday, a man was walking in the crosswalk at the intersection of Rogers Avenue and Cascade Road when a driver didn’t see him and hit him, Atlanta police told Channel 2 Action News.

The pedestrian suffered a broken leg, but he was otherwise alert, police said. However, he later died at a local hospital around 10:15 p.m.

The driver remained at the scene and was cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian in the crosswalk. has reached out to police to see if additional charges will be filed.

No other details were released.

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The victim has been identified as 17-year-old Roberta??Robinson by family.

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