Officials ID victim in fatal East Point crash; 1 driver in custody

Investigators have identified one driver in connection with Saturday’s fatal crash in which a man was dragged down an East Point street.

The victim was identified Monday as 70-year-old Herbert Ronald Alexander, Georgia Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Tracey Watson said in a statement.

Herbert Ronald Alexander's daughter provided Channel 2 Action News with this photo of him.

Officials believe Alexander was hit by one car Saturday morning on Cleveland Avenue, then hit again by a second car and dragged down the street. Both cars had left the scene by the time authorities arrived.

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The first car, a Ford Fusion, has been located and the driver identified, according to Watson, who did not release the name of the driver.

According to Channel 2 Action News, she turned herself in.

 

Authorities are still looking for the driver of the second car, which is believed to be a Buick Regal.

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