Pedestrian hit by car, killed while crossing road in Clayton County

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

A pedestrian was killed Monday morning after being hit by a car while crossing a road in Clayton County, police said.

The victim, whose name and gender has not been released, was crossing Old Dixie Road near Holiday Boulevard shortly before 7 a.m., police spokeswoman Officer Aubriel Stroud said. A driver did not see the victim in the road and struck them, Stroud said.

Authorities said the victim was wearing dark clothing and was not in the crosswalk at the time of the crash. The driver remained at the scene after the incident.

An investigation is ongoing.