The Georgia State Patrol is searching for the driver of a box truck that struck and killed a truck driver on I-85.
The incident occurred on the shoulder of I-85 near Malone, Georgia Tuesday afternoon.
According to GSP, at approximately 2:30 p.m., truck driver Aleksandr Petrovich pulled onto the southbound side of I-85 at Dry Pond Road and got out of his truck.
An oncoming box truck struck and killed Petrovich. The driver of the box truck didn’t stop.
Authorities believe the truck had a picture in a frame with green and red coloring. In addition, the word “foodservice” may have been written on the side of the truck. The truck may be missing its passenger-side mirror.
The driver of the box truck was described as a light-skinned 40+ year-old man with a beard.
You’re asked to call GSP Athens at (706) 552-4439 if you have any information that might help police find the hit and run driver.