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Pedestrian killed in Gwinnett hit-and-run, driver at large

A pedestrian was killed Monday afternoon in a hit-and-run crash in a residential neighborhood near Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville police said.

Tran Hong, 79, was hit by a U-Haul truck at the intersection of Daniel Lane and Johnson Road shortly before 5 p.m., Channel 2 Action News reported. The Lawrenceville resident died at the scene, but the truck kept driving, according to police.


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Police have not found the truck believed to be involved, but it has a missing right headlight and corner light, according to a press release. The driver is believed to be male, Lawrenceville police said.

Anyone with information related to this incident should call the Lawrenceville Police Department at (770) 963-2443.

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