Sunday January 23rd, 2022 9:22AM

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run near Athens Highway in Gainesville

By Caleb Hutchins Reporter

A woman was pronounced dead at the scene after being hit by a vehicle on Athens Street near Athens Highway in Gainesville Saturday night.

Gainesville Police Sergeant Kevin Holbrook said the incident was a hit-and-run and happened around 7:30. No further details are known at this time and the Gainesville Police Department is asking anyone with information to call 911.

The case is under investigation. As of 8:00 p.m., Athens Street was shut down near the intersection as officials worked the scene.

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