Pedestrian Killed in I-75 Crash

CATOOSA COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) — Georgia state troopers are investigating an early morning crash that killed a pedestrian.

It happened shortly after 5 a.m. Saturday on I-75 South near the Whitfield County/Catoosa County line.

Troopers say a Mazda 3 sedan was driving south on the interstate, when it left the road and struck Michael Nease of Kennesaw, Georgia, who was walking along the road.

After hitting the 27-year-old, the car hit a guardrail, overturned, and landed back on its tires.

The man and woman in the car were treated and released from Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton.

Nease died at the scene.

Georgia State Patrol is still investigating.


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