A 13-year-old Loganville child with special needs who was reported missing on Monday was killed in a car accident, according to Gwinnett County police.
Cpl. Michele Pihera said officers were called to the scene of a pedestrian accident near 3334 Langley Road in unincorporated Loganville at 10:30 p.m. and found Jecolia Karikari-Prempe had been hit by a car. Shortly before the accident, Karikari-Prempe’s mother had called police to report him missing. The family lives on Sweet Ashley Way.
Officers had been searching for the boy when they received the call about the accident.