Driver Killed After Crashing into Tree in Cobb County, Georgia
COBB COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news story published at cbs46.com, a driver was killed after crashing into a tree in Cobb County, Georgia. The driver has not been identified at this time, and the cause of the accident has not yet been determined.*
The accident occurred in the late evening on Interstate 285 in Cobb County. At about 11 p.m., a yellow 2004 Lamborghini Gallardo was traveling east on I-285. At the exit to Interstate 75, the driver of the Lamborghini tried to exit and somehow lost control of the vehicle. Police report that the driver was traveling around a curve on the exit ramp and accelerated into the curve.
The vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a tree on the side of the interstate. After impact, the Lamborghini caught on fire. The driver was trapped in the vehicle and unable to get out. Emergency responders arrived at the scene, and officials pronounced the driver deceased.
The driver’s name, age, and city of residence have not been reported at this time. It does not appear any passengers were in the vehicle at the time of the crash.
Authorities have not yet determined what caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle and crash. Police did not report any circumstances they believe might have contributed to the crash, like speeding or driving under the influence. No other vehicles were involved in the collision, and no other injuries were reported.
The Cobb County Police Department is continuing to investigate the accident, and officers have not released further information to the media at this time.
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