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BREAKING: CPD, GSP investigate pedestrian-involved hit and run
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The location where two pedestrians were involved in a hit and run incident Monday, Oct. 7 around 9:45 p.m. - photo by Submitted Photo

COVINGTON, Ga. - Covington Police Department and the Georgia State Patrol are asking for the public's help in identifying a driver involved in a pedestrian hit and run incident Monday around 9:45 p.m.

According to a CPD news release, officers responded to the intersection of West Street and Cannon Street in reference to an accident involving two pedestrians. Two females were attempting to cross West Street when a vehicle came over the hill and struck them both. The vehicle then left the scene. 

When CPD arrived, Amy Barron, 39, of Social Circle, was still lying in the roadway and Masika Robinson, 36, of Covington, was walking around the scene of the accident. Barron was life-flighted to WellStar Atlanta Medical Center and is in critical condition, according to the release. Robinson sustained minor injuries and was transported to Piedmont Newton Hospital. 

CPD and GSP are conducting a joint investigation on the incident. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the CPD at 770-786-7605 or the GSP Post 46 (Monroe) at 770-464-1800.