Marietta man struck and killed by car on Christmas Eve

A Marietta man was struck and killed by a car while crossing Austell Road in Marietta Thursday night, police said.

Cobb County police continue to investigate the death of Michael M. Mills, 36, who was attempting to cross the street at about 7 p.m. He was crossing against the traffic signal, police said.

According to investigators, Jacob A. Black, 20, of Woodstock was driving a blue 2001 BMW south on Austell Road at Pat Mell Road when Mills attempted to the cross from the west to the east side of the intersection. The driver was not injured, police said.

Mills was pronounced dead at WellStar Kennestone Hospital. Police ask anyone with information about the accident to call 770-499-3987.