Pedestrian struck, killed in Brookhaven identified

An Atlanta woman was struck by a car and killed early Sunday when she stepped onto Peachtree Road in Brookhaven, authorities said.

The incident happened just after 2:30 a.m. just north of Dresden Drive, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

A State Patrol spokesman said Sarah Christy Gilliland, 35, stepped into the right lane and into the path of a northbound 2006 BMW 750i.

The State Patrol said in a statement that Gilliland was not in a crosswalk, and no charges are anticipated against the 34-year-old Roswell man driving the BMW.

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