Cops: Smyrna woman hit, killed by DUI suspect

A Smyrna woman was struck and killed Saturday night by man who has been charged with driving under the influence, police said.

Amaliss Baskin Martin, 51, was hit around 10:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of Windy Hill Road.

Investigators said Martin was walking across Windy Hill Road on her way to The Retreat at Windy Hill when she was struck by a 2009 Nissan Rouge driven by Mark Edward Hume, also of Smyrna.

Martin was transported to WellStar Kennestone Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Hume was arrested and taken to the Smyrna City Jail, where he took a breath test that registered .205 — above the legal limit of 0.08, Smyrna police spokesman Ed Cason said.

He is now being held without bond in the Cobb County Adult Detention Center on charges of DUI, vehicular homicide, reckless driving and improper use of a center turn lane.

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