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2 Dead, 1 Hospitalized In Cobb County Crash

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KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Police in metro Atlanta say two people have died after a crash on I-575 in Cobb County.

Authorities say a car being driven by 19-year-old Abraham Fernandez-Zuniga, of Acworth, was heading northbound in Kennesaw and crossed the median north of Chastain Road Monday afternoon.

Police say his car hit a small tanker truck and the teen was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say an unidentified 8-year-old boy who was riding with the teen also died.

The truck driver, a 42-year-old Clayton County man, was taken to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Authorities say the crash is under investigation.

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