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Pedestrian killed trying to cross Interstate 75

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JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Police in metro Atlanta say a man is dead after he was run over by cars while trying to walk across Interstate 75.

Clayton County police tells FOX 5 News that more than one car struck the pedestrian Saturday morning in the highway's northbound lanes.

Sgt. Kevin Hughes, a spokesman for Clayton County police, says the man was killed shortly before 5 a.m. near the Mt. Zion Road exit south of Atlanta.

Hughes says police are still investigating. Police did not immediately release the name of the man who died.

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