A local woman is speaking out for the first time about the moment she saw a driver hit and kill a 4-year-old girl.

DeKalb cops seek witness in hit-and-run death of 4-year-old at school

DeKalb County police are looking a man who witnesses said showed up at the scene about an hour after a 4-year-old girl died in a hit-and-run outside her school.

Witnesses reported seeing a man, who police consider a witness they’d like to interview, Channel 2 Action News reported. Other witnesses, who spoke with the news station, said the man was acting peculiar at DeKalb County Schools’ Indian Creek Elementary on Oct. 18.

“He did look peculiar so that’s what I'm going to say about that, peculiar look to me if you didn't know or were not part of the initial accident," witness Cassandra Chambers said.

The family of the child, Lun Thang, has hired an investigator to find the driver.


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In a report compiled by the investigator, at least two women described seeing a man walk up to the scene.

Police believe the suspect was driving a 2000 or 2001 charcoal gray, four-door Toyota Camry that would have had front end damage and a broken headlight on the passenger side. 

Investigators hope the unknown man knows something that can lead to the driver of the Toyota Camry.

Anyone with information can call the hotline 1-833-HIT-AND-RUN.

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