The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Strauss, who was thrown from the motorcycle, was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
Worsham said it appears that speed was a factor in the crash. No charges have been filed against the driver of the truck.
All westbound lanes of I-285 were closed for hours between Ashford Dunwoody and Peachtree Dunwoody roads while crews worked to clear the crash. The wreck was cleared by 3 a.m., according to the WSB 24-hour Traffic Center.
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Atlanta police said the victim was walking west on the Beltline in southwest Atlanta when three kids came up to her around 8 p.m. on Easter.