Henry County Police seek hit-and-run motorist in fatal I-75 incident

Cedrean Jaquis McEachin (left), 28, of McDonough with his big sister, Tiara. McEachin was killed Nov. 29 by a hit-and-run driver on I-75 South near mile marker 225. Henry County Police are appealing to the public for help finding the driver.

McDONOUGH—Henry County Police are on the hunt for the driver who they say hit and killed a pedestrian on I-75 South near mile marker 225 on Nov. 29.

The incident happened around 5 a.m. after Cedrean Jacquis McEachin, 28, of McDonough struck the right-side guardrail and got out of his car. Another unknown vehicle struck McEachin and kept going.

McEachin’s sister, Tiara, said in a Facebook post that the funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6 at Mt. Ephraim Baptist Church, 1202 W. Marietta St., Atlanta.

“Just know I miss you dearly!” she wrote. “I love you Cedrean rest peacefully baby brother.”

In another post, she had a message for the hit-and-run driver:

“To the person that hit my brother going down 75 southbound yesterday and kept driving! I hope you know he was a person, that had a family and friends that loved him dearly!! He was a husband, a son, a brother, a father! You took something from us that we will never get back I just don’t understand who hits a human being and keeps driving! My parents and my sister in law are broken how could you do this to us.”

HCPD investigators are asking anyone who may have seen the accident or who has information about it to contact Traffic Investigator Sgt. J. Mathis at 770-288-8293.

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