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MARIETTA, Ga. (CBS46) — Marietta police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that left a 70-year-old Marietta man dead near Cobb Parkway.

The driver Department Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Unit is currently investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred on October 25, 2021, at 8:25 PM on Cobb Parkway South, near the intersection of Trade Center Parkway.

An ongoing investigation suggests the 70-year-old was not in a marked crosswalk when he stepped onto the roadway near the intersection of Trade Center Parkway. A 2010 Dodge Journey driven by a 63-year-old Marietta man struck the victim. 

He was taken to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital where he died from his injuries. 

The crash remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact STEP Sergeant Brian Honea at (770) 794-5344.           

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