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Fatal Pedestrian Collision

police, public information release
December 2, 2019

The Cobb County Police Department Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred in Precinct Two on Friday, November 29, 2019, at 8:17 p.m. on Mableton Parkway near Nash Circle.

A white 2008 Cadillac SRX was traveling south on Mableton Parkway. A pedestrian was attempting to cross Mableton Parkway from west to east. The driver of the Cadillac swerved to the right to avoid a collision. The left side mirror of the Cadillac collided with the pedestrian.

The driver of the Cadillac was identified as 48-year-old John D. Winters of Mableton. He was not injured.

The pedestrian was identified as 63-year-old Bernardino Castillo-Mendez of Mableton. He was responsive at the scene and transported to Grady Hospital for treatment. His condition deteriorated and he was pronounced deceased on November 30, 2019.

This collision remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the Cobb County Police Department at 770-499-3987.