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UPDATE: Alpharetta police confirm Covington man's death
Alpharetta Police
Alpharetta Police share a photo on Facebook reporting a fatal accident on Georgia State Route 400. - photo by Submited Photo

UPDATE (Oct. 23, 3:45 p.m.): Alpharetta Police have located the second vehicle involved in the fatal car accident on Georgia 400 Saturday evening that killed a Covington man who was walking down the highway, Alpharetta Public Information Officer Jason Muenzer told The Covington News. 

Muenzer said police believe the 23-year-old, Tyler Keith Piper, of Covington, was leaving the Florida Georgia Line concert at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. At this time, police are unsure how he ended up walking south in the northbound lanes of traffic. 

At this time there are no charges in the incident, but the driver of the second vehicle is being investigated by APD, Muenzer said. 


ALPHARETTA, Ga. - According to a report from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a Covington man was struck and killed by a vehicle on Georgia 400 North near the exit ramp for Haynes Bridge Road, in Alpharetta Saturday evening.

Tyler Keith Piper, of Covington, reportedly was struck by at least one car on the highway.

According to a post on the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety Facebook page, at around 11:58 p.m. Saturday, Alpharetta police responded to a fatality involving a pedestrian.

APD reported having information that the victim was struck by at least one vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact APD Lt. J. Simpson at 678-297-6330 or 


The Covington News will update this story as more information becomes available.