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Driver in hit-and-run that killed UGA student turns self in

Police had issued warrants for a 29-year-old driver.

ATLANTA — The man accused of killing a UGA student in a hit-and-run last weekend in Athens has turned himself in, police announced Thursday. 

Athens-Clarke County Police said Ariana Zarse died after being hit by a Honda Accord while crossing Broad Street to the east of Foundry Street on Saturday. The car then left the scene.

On Monday, police issued warrants for a 29-year-old man's arrest. He faces charges of homicide by vehicle among others. 

The UGA community remembered the 20-year-old as a smart, kind, determined, and food-loving friend.  

Credit: Zarse family