SMYRNA - Cobb Police are investigating an accident involving a pedestrian who was killed after being hit by a car on South Cobb Drive Sunday night but said they don't expect to charge the driver.
According to a release from Cobb Police, Jose Luis Zamarripa-Perez, 55, of Smyrna was attempting to cross South Cobb Drive in a westerly direction and not in a pedestrian crosswalk around 7:45 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Waldrep Circle when the driver of a black 1990 Jeep Cherokee hit him heading southbound.
Zamarripa-Perez was taken by ambulance to WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta and pronounced dead upon arrival.
The driver of the Jeep was identified as 63-year-old Nafisa V. Sheriff of Marietta and while the wreck is still under investigation, police do not expect to charge him, the release states.
Anyone with information is asked to call 770-499-3987.