Acworth Man Killed in Hit and Run

Officials are seeking your help with a fatal hit and run that killed an Acworth man in Cherokee County.

The Georgia State Patrol is asking for the public's help in locating a vehicle that struck and killed an Acworth man early Saturday on Kellogg Creek Road in Cherokee County.

Larry Allen Ward of Acworth, 31, was killed when he was walking along the road near Romain Drive just after midnight.

Investigators believe the vehicle that struck Ward is likely to be a Ford Explorer or Ford Ranger, between model years 1989 and 1992, with damage to the front of the vehicle including the grill. The color of the vehicle and the vehicle's tag number are unknown.

Anyone with information on the case or a vehicle with damage matching the lookout, is asked to contact the Georgia State Patrol post in Jasper at 706-692-4835 or the Calhoun office at 706-624-1484.

Pamela July 13, 2012 at 08:22 PM
This is so sad, who ever is responsible for this needs to come forward. My heart goes out to the family of this young man. And i will keep you in my prayers.


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