The car’s driver, 29-year-old Aaron Ragins, was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with injuries, Atlanta police spokesman Officer Jarius Daugherty said. He was stable at the scene.
Daugherty confirmed charges are pending against him.
Lyft spokesman Campbell Matthews released the following statement: “We are deeply saddened by the news of this accident and extend our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends impacted by this tragic loss of life. We are standing ready to assist law enforcement with their investigation.”
The impact of the collision damaged a traffic signal box, Channel 2 reported. The intersection functioned as a four-way stop Friday morning.
Correction: An earlier report said the victim was a woman. However, the person who died was a man, according to Channel 2 Action News.
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