JONESBORO, Ga. — Police are searching for the driver involved in a hit-and-run accident that killed a 27-year-old woman.
Gayla Murphy was trying to cross Tara Boulevard near North Avenue on Feb. 26 when a black SUV struck her and continued driving, according to police.
Emergency responders found Murphy lying on the side of the roadway and began treating her on site. She was transported to a local area hospital, but was pronounced dead around 7 p.m.
Investigators are now searching for the vehicle involved in the incident and say the car will have damage "consistent with striking a pedestrian."
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Clayton County Police Department.