Cobb County

Man hit, killed in middle of I-75 SB lanes, Marietta police say

MARIETTA, Ga. — Marietta police are investigating a deadly crash that shut down all lanes of Interstate 75 for hours on Wednesday.

Triple Team Traffic’s Mike Shields has been following the investigation on Channel 2 Action News This Morning.

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The crash happened after 4 a.m. Wednesday between Canton Road and N. Marietta Parkway exits on the southbound lanes. Marietta police confirm to Channel 2 Action News that a man was in the middle of the interstate when he was hit.

The man, who has not been identified, died on the scene. Police are still investigating why the man was in the lanes when he was hit.

Lanes reopened just before 7:30 a.m.


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