GPD looking for driver involved in fatal hit-and-run

Gainesville Police Wednesday released information they hope will lead to the capture of a hit-and-run driver involved in a fatal accident overthe weekend.

Omer Herman Morris, 37, Gainesville, died at North Georgia Medical Center Gainesville after being struck by an SUV Sunday night while walking along the roadway “in the area of Spring Road and McEver Road,” according to a Gainesville Police Department (GPD) news release.

The SUV was “dark-colored and towing a trailer,” police said.

Anyone with any information on the vehicle is asked to contact police through the GPD tip portal .