Police: Pedestrian hit by car in Marietta on Friday morning


September 23 – Marietta police say a man was hit by a car early Friday morning on Fairground Street and North Marietta Parkway.

Stephen Eriacho, 35, from Cherokee County, allegedly walked into the intersection just after 5:30 a.m.

Eriacho was hit by a Nissan Versa driven by Alkini Brown, 50, of Cobb, police said.

Eriacho was transported to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital with serious injuries, police said, and it’s unclear whether he was on the crosswalk and obeying the crossing signal. No charges have yet been filed against Brown.

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Police are asking anyone with information about the crash to contact Officer Gunkle at 770-794-5357.


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