Clayton County police seek ID of teen hit, killed by car

Clayton County police hope to identify a teenage pedestrian who was killed by a vehicle in Jonesboro earlier this month.

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Clayton County police hope to identify a teenage pedestrian who was killed by a vehicle in Jonesboro earlier this month.

Clayton County police are seeking the public’s help identifying a teenager who was hit by a vehicle and killed on March 4.

Police on Friday released a sketch of the young man who was struck while walking near Valley Hill Road and Mockingbird Trail in Jonesboro. Details about the crash were not released.

Investigators said the victim was between 14 and 19 years old, about 5 feet, 6 inches tall and between 160 and 190 pounds. Police also released photos of two tattoos hoping they may help identify him.

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Police hope the tattoos of a teenage pedestrian struck and killed in Jonesboro earlier this month may help identify him.

Credit: Clayton County Police Department

Police hope the tattoos of a teenage pedestrian struck and killed in Jonesboro earlier this month may help identify him.

Credit: Clayton County Police Department

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Police hope the tattoos of a teenage pedestrian struck and killed in Jonesboro earlier this month may help identify him.

Credit: Clayton County Police Department

Credit: Clayton County Police Department

Anyone who recognizes the teen from the GBI’s sketch is asked to contact Clayton County police investigators at 770-473-3932 or 678-610-4724.