Three people died in the accident

The Marietta Police Department is currently investigating a fatality crash that occurred on Interstate 75 near North Marietta Parkway at approximately 05:42 this morning according to Officer Joshua Madison, Public Information Officer of the Marietta Police Department.

The initial on-scene investigation revealed that a 2009 Nissan Rogue was stopped in the center lane of Interstate 75 Northbound for unknown reasons, when a tractor trailer driven by Linder Rice, a 52 year-old male from Conyers, GA, collided with the stopped Nissan Rogue.

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Responding Marietta Police Officers and Marietta Fire Firefighters/Paramedics located the 2009 Nissan Rogue wrecked and on the right shoulder of I-75 northbound just north of the entrance ramp from North Marietta Parkway.

All three occupants in the Nissan Rogue died at the scene as a result of the crash. The driver of the tractor trailer, Linder Rice, was uninjured.

The driver and occupants of the Nissan Rogue have been identified but will remain un-named pending notification of next of kin.

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The Marietta Police Department’s S.T.E.P. Unit is still currently investigating the collision.  Anyone with information is urged to contact Investigator Joshua Madison at 770-794-5357.

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