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Cops need help identifying victim of fatal pedestrian crash

Gwinnett County police are trying to identify a pedestrian killed after being struck by a vehicle Saturday night near Norcross. This tattoo is on the victim’s left bicep. (Special photo)

Gwinnett County police are trying to identify a pedestrian killed after being struck by a vehicle Saturday night near Norcross. This tattoo is on the victim’s left bicep. (Special photo)

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man killed Saturday while crossing a Norcross-area road on foot.

Shortly before 8:30 p.m. Saturday, the victim was attempting to cross Singleton Road near Thompson Parkway when he was struck by a northbound pickup truck. Gwinnett County police said he died at the scene as a result of his injuries.

The 20-year-old driver of the vehicle, which also contained four juveniles, is not facing any charges, and speed is not believed to have been a factor. According to an incident report, alcohol does appear to be a factor on behalf of the pedestrian.

Authorities, though, have not been able to identify that pedestrian.

The man, described an Hispanic male, had no ID or other documents to aid in his identification. He is approximately 5-foot-6 and 155 pounds and has “mid-length black hair and a mustache.” He was wearing a gray plaid button-up shirt, black jeans, a brown belt with a silver buckle and tan cowboy boots.

“A small tattoo of a grim reaper was located on his left bicep,” Gwinnett County police spokesman Cpl. Jake Smith said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Inv. Rundles of GCPD’s accident investigation unit at 678-442-5630.