ATLANTA (WXIA) -- A 19-year-old man was charged with vehicular homicide after he struck and killed a 77-year-old woman in a parking lot at an Applebee's restaurant in southwest Atlanta Thursday afternoon.
Jerrell Acklin had his first court appearance Friday at 9 a.m. He was charged with second-degree vehicular homicide and giving a false name, and will be in court again on Apr. 23.
Acklin is accused of hitting Mable Benning outside the restaurant at 3690 Cascade Road, near Interstate 285.