A Bogart man has been arrested and charged with first-degree vehicular homicide in the death of a pedestrian Sunday night.
Athens-Clarke County Police said Edwin Gaona, 20, struck and killed a woman while she tried to cross the inner loop of the Athens Perimeter. Police identified the victim as Kathy Maxey, 55.
Gaona also was charged with DUI/drugs.
According to the release, Gaona was driving a 2006 Infinti G35 southbound on the inner loop around 9:50 p.m. on Sunday, May 11, when he allegedly hit the woman near the Oconee Street intersection.
A passenger in his car was taken to the Athens Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.