The Cartersville Police Department

Cartersville police are looking for a driver who struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday night near the intersection of Hwy. 20 and Hwy. 411 in Cartersville.

According to Lt .M.E. Bettikofer of the Cartersville Police Department:

At approximately 9:27 p.m. a vehicle struck a pedestrian while crossing the road. The pedestrian has been identified as a 58-year-old John Melvin Turner of Cartersville.

The vehicle fled the scene before police arrived. The vehicle may be an SUV and likely has front end damage.

Any information on this please contact the Cartersville Police Department at 770-382-2526.