Man killed after being hit by car trying to cross Floyd Rd.
by Staff Reports
January 14, 2013 08:39 AM | 7342 views | 4 4 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend | print

MABLETON — A Mableton man was killed after being hit by a car early Sunday morning, police said.

John W. Kelly, 29, was pronounced dead at the scene after being hit by a 2004 Honda Accord driven by Jason C. Bentley, 30 of Atlanta, while Kelly was trying to cross Floyd Road at White Boulevard, Cobb Police Officer Mike Bowman said in a news release. Police said Kelly was walking in an easterly direction and wasn’t using a crosswalk when he was hit by Bentley, who was driving southbound on Floyd Road.

While the collision, which was reported just after 3 a.m., is still being investigated, Bentley is not expected to be charged, police said.

Anyone with information on the accident is asked to call (770) 499-3987.

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Melton Hudgens
January 16, 2013
Kim, Candice and Austin our thoughts and prayers are, truly, with you and the rest of your family. I have been speechless for a few days, because I stopped to talk with John, Jr. earlier on Saturday. May GOD bless the Kelly family!!
Derek Cook
January 15, 2013
I have had the pleasure of knowing the Kelly family for over 10 years now and they are all extremely good people. John Kelly,Jr is now in heaven with his father (John Kelly,Sr) who passed away late last summer from a long battle with cancer. Please pray for Kim, Candyse and Austin in the coming days and months. We love you all!!
WellStar Staff
January 15, 2013
You'll be highly missed. My prayers are with your family, and may the Good Lord comfort every members of your family. John is a very nice, charming, and dedicated employee. The staff at CDU will surely miss u a lot. May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace, amen.
Justin Young
January 14, 2013
John Kelly was one of the greatest athletes to graduate from south Cobb high school. He was a legend class of 2001

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