Police: Elderly man walking near road struck, killed in South Fulton

The City of South Fulton Police is investigating a deadly pedestrian accident that happened early Thursday morning.

Investigators said it happened on Jonesboro Road near Old Jonesboro Road around 1 a.m.   

The preliminary investigation showed that an elderly man who was walking near the roadway was struck by a passing vehicle and was killed. 

No word on whether the driver remained on the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.