Tractor-trailer hits, kills pedestrian

A 79-year-old man was killed when tractor-trailer hit him on I-85 in south Fulton.
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A 79-year-old man was killed when tractor-trailer hit him on I-85 in south Fulton.

A pedestrian was killed when a tractor-trailer hit him late Tuesday in south Fulton County, police said.

Grover Wilsher, 79, of Dallas, was walking on I-85 North at the I-285 split just before 11:30 p.m. when the crash happened, authorities said.

The truck driver stayed on the scene until authorities arrived, according to Fulton police.

It is unclear what caused the crash.

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