KIM Zolciak and her daughter Brielle Biermann’s best friend Ethan McCallister’s killer is still on the run – as Atlanta cops hunt a suspect driving a Range Rover, The Sun can exclusively reveal.
The Real Housewives Of Atlanta alum begged fans for their help in finding the driver after a hit and run in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Kim Zolciak and her daughter Brielle Biermann have been left devastated by Ethan McCallister’s deathCredit: Instagram
A GoFund Me account has been set up to raise money for Ethan’s funeral costsCredit: Gofundme
A police spokesperson told The Sun exclusively on Monday that they have confirmed the suspect was driving a “dark colored Range Rover,” adding: “The investigation continues at this time.”
Kim previously took to Instagram to claim the suspect may have been driving a different car which was “heading north on US-13 parallel to 85N in Piedmont Heights.”
She has shared a number of photographs of Ethan and Brielle, along with Ethan’s family asking followers to “keep them in your prayers.”
A police statement released to the media reads: “On Saturday April 3, 2021 at around 3:00am officers responded to a report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle at Piedmont Av NE and Lindbergh Dr.
The star and her daughter are asking anyone with information to contact Atlanta policeCredit: Instagram
Kim has been seeking help via social media as wellCredit: Getty
“On scene officers found that an adult male had been in the roadway and was hit by a vehicle.
“The vehicle, a dark colored Range Rover, left the scene after striking the pedestrian.
“The pedestrian was taken to the hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries. The Accident Investigation Unit is continuing the investigation.”
Brielle has been left devastated by Ethan’s death and posted a heartfelt tributeCredit: Instagram
She added: “One of the most genuine kind-hearted people I have ever known. Always willing to help anyone anywhere. We love you Ethan and I will make sure justice is served. PLEASE HELP.”
Don’t Be Tardy star Brielle, 24, mourned the loss with an emotional tribute and said she’s “sick to [her] stomach.”
Kim shared touching photographs of Brielle and Ethan together from vacationsCredit: @kimzolciakbiermann/Instagram
Kim paid tribute to Ethan with a sweet note shared on her Instagram accountCredit: @kimzolciakbiermann/Instagram
Alongside a series of pictures and videos, she wrote: “Ethan…. I can’t believe I’m even writing this. I’m sick sick sick to my stomach. You are my happiness my joy my light in this very dark world.. the life of the party and the sweetest soul I’ve been blessed to know.
“You are my best friend. My heart. My everything. There will never be another you. Ever ever ever. You came into this world with 1 mission… make people smile. You were damn good at it too. There was never a moment I wasn’t laughing with you!!
“We haven’t spent a weekend apart all year!!! How am I supposed to go anywhere without you? How am I supposed to laugh, smile, GO TO MIAMI OR DRINK 1942 WITHOUT YOU!? God, I love you, Ethan. I really really do. I can’t wait to see you again.”
Friend Chase Kinsey also uploaded a tribute to Ethan, along with a series of photographs on Instagram, calling the past few days “unbearable.”
He wrote: “The world is at a loss without you, and you are truly an irreplaceable friend, taken from us far too soon.
“I love you more than you know brother, and I can’t wait to see what you have planned for all of us when we can see you again.”
A GoFundMe page, with the goal to raise $100K, has been set up for Ethan’s memorial, and people have already donated nearly $60K.