Police ID Marietta woman struck, killed at busy intersection

A 40-year-old woman was struck by a car and killed Wednesday morning in Marietta, police said.

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A 40-year-old woman was struck by a car and killed Wednesday morning in Marietta, police said.

Investigators have identified a 40-year-old Marietta woman who was killed last week after stepping in front of a car at a busy intersection.

The fatal crash occurred about 5 a.m. Oct. 28 along South Marietta Parkway near Fairground Street, Marietta police spokesman Officer Joshua Madison said in a news release.

The woman, identified Thursday as Jeannie Hernandez, was struck by a Chevrolet Spark driven by a 53-year-old Jasper man. She was taken to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital and pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation and no charges have been filed against the driver. Anyone with information is asked to call Marietta police at 770-794-5384.

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