Man walking on I-75 hit, killed in Clayton County 

A pedestrian was killed in an accident that shut down I-75 South in Clayton County for two hours overnight, police confirmed.

Several southbound lanes were shut down at Tara Boulevard about 12:45 a.m. Thursday while police investigated, according to the WSB 24-hour Traffic Center

According to Clayton County police, a man was hit by a vehicle while walking on the interstate.

“The driver remained on scene,” police spokeswoman Officer Marcena Davis told “No charges (are) expected to be filed.”

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No other details about the accident, including the identity of the victim, were released. 

All lanes of I-75 South were reopened by 2:45 a.m., the Traffic Center reported. 

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