Marietta man killed in motorcycle wreck

Marietta Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred early Saturday morning on the Canton Road Connector.

Mario A. Duke, 26, of Marietta, was driving a 2004 Suzuki motorcycle east of Interstate 75 on the Canton Road Connector when he lost control, left the road and hit a guardrail, police said.

Duke was ejected from the motorcycle and died at the scene.

Witness statements confirm speed was a contributing factor in the incident, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to contact Officer Stephen Miller at 770-794-5356.

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