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Motorcyclist Tragically Dies Following Collision on Maxham Rd. in Austell, Georgia


August 12, 2019

AUSTELL, GA. – According to a news report posted online at cbs46.com, a motorcyclist tragically died following a vehicle collision that occurred on Maxham Road in Austell, Georgia. The victim has been identified by officials, and investigators believe the accident occurred due to a failure to yield.*

The collision happened in the morning at the crossing of Maxham Road with Old Alabama Road. The Cobb County Police Department and CBS 46 report that at about 7 a.m., a white Yamaha YZF-R6 was traveling northbound on Maxham Road. At the intersection with Old Alabama Road, police say a silver Nissan Altima pulled onto the roadway and into the path of the motorcycle. The two vehicles then collided. 

It is not clear at this time what led to the crash. Police officers are still investigating the circumstances of the accident and have not made a final determination as to its cause. Police did not say why the Nissan driver pulled out in front of the oncoming motorcycle. 

CBS 46 reports that the motorcyclist was transported by emergency crews to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he tragically died from his injuries. He was identified as a 35-year-old man from Powder Springs, Georgia. The report did not say if he was riding on the motorcycle alone.

The driver of the Nissan was not seriously injured in the accident, according to CBS 46. She was identified as a 46-year-old woman from Austell. The report did not indicate if any passengers were in the Nissan when the accident took place, but no other injuries were reported. 

Cobb police officers are still in the process of investigating the wreck. They ask that anyone who might have information about the accident contact the department as soon as possible. Officers have not said whether the Nissan driver will be charged in the case.  

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Source:https://www.cbs46.com/news/motorcyclist-killed-in-cobb-county-crash/article_02bcd72c-b93e-11e9-a5fa-a3a3ce4b5274.html

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