A Man Killed While Riding His Bike on Cobb Parkway

September 26, 2023
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The Gist: A late-night collision on Cobb Parkway in Acworth left a bicyclist dead. Authorities are still looking into the circumstances surrounding the incident, calling for witnesses to come forward.

The Details: Around 9:20 p.m. on Monday night, police say a man riding a bicycle near Clubhouse Drive was killed. A 23 year old from Dallas, was behind the wheel of a black Mazda that struck the cyclist. The cyclist, who remains unidentified by police, was traveling northwest in the right lane of Cobb Parkway when the car hit him from behind near the Park Forest subdivision.

The impact sent the cyclist onto the grass shoulder of the road, while the Mazda halted in the right turn lane leading to Park Forest Drive.

Medical authorities pronounced the bicyclist dead at the scene. The driver of the Mazda was not injured.

What’s Next?: The incident is still being investigated by Cobb police. They urge anyone with information that could help with their investigation to reach out by calling 770-499-3987. Police have yet to identify the deceased cyclist.

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