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$5,000 Reward Offered for Hit-and-Run Vehicle Information

During a press conference this morning, Douglasville Police Chief Chris Womack said the police are asking residents to be on the lookout for a Maroon 1997-1998 Buick Regal or Century.

During a press conference this morning, Douglasville Police Chief Chris Womack said the police department is offering a $5,000 reward for information about the hit-and-run vehicle involved in Saturday's death.

The Douglas County/Douglasville Police Department Major Case Unit is investigating a hit-and-run accident involving the death of a pedestrian that occurred at the intersection of Fairburn Road and Sunset Drive in Douglasville on Saturday, according to the Douglasville Police Department's Facebook page.

The vehicle was traveling north on Fairburn Road, at approximately 10:15 p.m., towards Interstate 20. 

The police are asking residents to be on the lookout for a Maroon 1997-1998 Buick Regal or Century, will have a broken passenger side mirror and  passenger side or front end damage. If you have information about this hit-and-run accident, contact investigator Kenneth Conner at 770-920-4904.

Officials told the Douglas County Sentinel Gary Latimer, 41, of Villa Rica, who had bonded out of Douglasville Police custody was walking away from the safety complex when a vehicle hit him. Latimer was admitted to Grady Memorial Hospital, and placed in the intensive care unit until Douglas County Coroner Randy Daniel pronounced him dead at 1:03 p.m. Tuesday.

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