A woman was killed late Friday night while crossing Austell Road south of Marietta.
Wendy Nolan, 39, of Austell was struck by a red 2004 Toyota Corolla south of Floyd Road just before 10:40 p.m., spokesman Officer Mike Bowman reported. He said she stepped into the path of the northbound Toyota, which was driven by Jasmine Hamm, 24, of Austell.
Nolan was pronounced dead at .
Hamm was not hurt and is not expected to be charged, Bowman said.
Police ask anyone with information on the fatal crash to call 770-499-3987.
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It was the third serious car-pedestrian collision and second fatality in two days in the southeastern quarter of Cobb County.
Former football coach Charles Collins, 66, of Smyrna when he was hit by a white 2004 Chevrolet Silverado while trying to cross Atlanta Road in Smyrna.
Preston Lee Hester, 62, of Greensboro, NC, when he was hit crossing Powder Springs Road at Oxford Road by a green 2002 Toyota Camry. He was taken to Kennestone.
No charges are expected in either of those accidents.
Friday’s fatal collision was about four miles south of the accident that injured Hester and eight miles west of the crash that killed Collins.
It also was four miles south of the area along Austell Road where 4-year-old A.J. Newman was killed in April 2010 while trying to cross without a crosswalk. That death , Raquel Nelson, for misdemeanor second-degree vehicular homicide for failing to stop him from running into the street.
Nelson , but it brought to light how . Funding issues along Austell Road.