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Pedestrian Dies After Struck by Two Vehicles in Cobb County, Georgia


February 25, 2019

COBB COUNTY, GA. – A pedestrian died after being struck by two vehicles in Cobb County, Georgia, according to a news story reported online by fox5atlanta.com. The pedestrian, who has been identified by officials, was reportedly walking in the center turn lane of the road when he was hit by the first vehicle.* 

The accident happened sometime in the early morning on February 19. A man was walking on Cobb Parkway South in Cobb County, right by the Dobbins Air Reserve Base. Officers with the Marietta Police Department said the man was inside the center turn lane of Cobb Parkway South, rather than inside the crosswalk that is marked outside the entrance to the base. 

A pickup truck traveling on Cobb Parkway South seeking to turn into the base drove into the center lane. The driver then saw the man and was not able to avoid hitting him, police said. The impact threw the man into a lane of travel on the road, where a second pickup hit him. 

First responders found the pedestrian with serious injuries and took him to a nearby hospital for emergency care. Officials pronounced him deceased at Kennestone Hospital. He was identified as 29-year-old of Marietta. 

The driver of the first pickup, 23-year-old man from Acworth, Georgia, and the driver of the second pickup, 24-year-old man from Palmetto, Georgia, were not injured in the accident. They both stayed at the scene and talked to responding officers. The accident investigation is still active, and it is not yet clear whether either driver will be charged. 

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Source:http://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/police-man-29-struck-killed-by-two-pickup-trucks

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