A man was killed in a fatal hit-and-run accident in Johns Creek on Wednesday. The accident occurred around 9:38 p.m. on McGinnis Ferry Rd. eastbound, just before the bridge that crosses over the Chattahoochee River. The victim has been identified as 23-year-old Richard Bartlett III. Bartlett was struck while attempting to secure a mattress/box spring on top of a vehicle.
The Johns Creek Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating the vehicle and suspected driver. Witnesses state the suspect vehicle is dark or black in color, a four-door sedan and possibly a BMW. The vehicle should have damage to the front right bumper and hood area, front windshield damage and possibly some minor damage along the passenger side doors.
Anyone with information regarding the suspect vehicle, owner and/or driver is asked to call the Johns Creek Police Department. The investigator working the investigation is Officer Hennessee who can be reached at (470) 774-3358 or via email at [email protected]