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.

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.

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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