Fatal Multi-Vehicle Wreck on I-75 in Cobb County Claims Life of 23-year-old


🚨 The Gist: A tragic multi-vehicle collision on I-75 Northbound near Cumberland Boulevard resulted in one fatality and multiple injuries early Tuesday morning.

📰 The Details: Cobb County Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident involving several vehicles on I-75 Northbound. The collision occurred just south of Cumberland Boulevard at 3:01 AM on January 2, 2024.

The initial collision between the Honda and the Volkswagen triggered a series of subsequent crashes. 2-23-year-old Steven Slaymaker, after exiting his Volkswagen to check on the Honda’s driver, was struck by a Kia K5 and pronounced dead at the scene. One victim was transported to Grady Hospital and two others were taken to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital with minor injuries.

📞 What You Can Do: The Cobb County Police Department urges anyone with information about the collision to contact them at 770-499-3987 to assist in their ongoing investigation.

🕵️ What’s Next?: The investigation continues as authorities work to piece together the events leading up to the accident. Updates on the condition of the injured parties and any further findings from the investigation are expected in the coming days.

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