Authorities identified Norcross resident killed in Lawrenceville hit-and-run car crash

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Gabriel Perez Ortiz Death – Obituary : Troopers have identified 32-year-old Gabriel Perez Ortiz as the Norcross man that lost his life in a hit-and-run car accident that happened in Lawrenceville.

The sad incident happened on Sunday, September 5, 2021 around 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of Lawrenceville Highway and Fernview Drive.

Ortiz was attempting to the cross the road when he was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver. He succumbed to injuries suffered at the scene of the crash. Meanwhile, the driver fled the scene immediately after the crash.

Authorities believed that Ortiz was knocked and killed by a white work van driver but the driver has not been found.