Police seeking fatal hit-and-run suspect

LAWRENCEVILLE - Police are seeking information on a BMW sport utility vehicle in connection with a fatal hit- and-run accident involving a man crossing Club Drive last weekend.

The vehicle is identified as a dark gray BMW X-5 sport utility vehicle made in 2002 to 2003.

"Damage to the vehicle could possibly include the front grill and a fog light," said Cpl. Darren Moloney, Gwinnett County Police Department spokesman.

On Saturday, Fransisco Pinedo-Ayala was crossing a street when he was struck by a vehicle traveling north on Club Drive. The victim did not use a designated crosswalk and was at fault for the accident between Sweetwater Club Drive and Fairway Oaks Drive.

The motorist is at fault for fleeing the scene.

Anyone with information about the accident or vehicle should contact investigator W.A. Newman in the Accident Investigation Unit at 770-338-7430, ext. 5672.