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Teen life-flighted to Grady after pedestrian crash in Kennesaw


KENNESAW — Cobb County and Kennesaw Police are investigating a serious crash between a motor vehicle and pedestrian at Kennesaw Due West Road and Westover Way.

The crash occurred just after 5 p.m. Wednesday.

A 15-year-old was attempting to cross Kennesaw Due West Road from Westover Way when a 62-year-old Kennesaw man, driving a 1981 Toyota Land Cruiser, was approaching its intersection with Westover Way.

According to the Cobb County Police Department, the teen attempted to cross the roadway against the light in the crosswalk and was struck by the front of the Toyota.

The teen sustained severe life-threatening injuries and was life-flighted to Grady Memorial Hospital. The driver of the Toyota was not injured during this collision.

This collision remains under investigation. Anyone with additional information regarding this collision is encouraged to contact investigators at 770-499-3987.

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