Fatal crash involving pedestrian shuts down Covington Highway
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A fatal crash involving a pedestrian has shut down all lanes of Covington Highway Wednesday morning.
Police say the crash happened around 5 a.m. on the 4300 block of Covington Highway near Interstate 285.
According to officials, the pedestrian died when they were struck by a vehicle heading west on the highway. The victim and the driver's identities have not been released.
Investigators have not released information about what led up to the crash.
The crash shut down all lanes of the DeKalb County highway between S Indian Creek Drive and I-285. Drivers should avoid the area and use alternative routes.
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