Skateboarder killed on south Fulton road

A 19-year-old Fairburn man was struck and killed by a vehicle early Tuesday while reportedly skateboarding on a south Fulton County road, police said.

The accident happened about 12:30 a.m. on Bethsaida Road near Brown Drive, according to Fulton police Lt. Scott McBride.

McBride said witnesses told investigators that the man was skateboarding “when he darted into the path of the vehicle driven by a 23-year-old local man.” The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office identified the man as Dwayne Desdunes, 19, of Fairburn.

The driver of the Chevrolet Suburban stayed on the scene, cooperating with investigators, and has not been charged, McBride said in an email.

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