Police seek RV driver in fatal I-75 hit-and-run

Marietta police released the make, model and license plate information for the RV thought to be involved in a chain-reaction wreck that killed a Florida man.

The recreational vehicle is described as a white and green 1999 Spartan Alpine, with Florida plates BZR-W69. The RV may be pulling motorcycles on a trailer, with Canadian tags, police said.

The driver of the RV didn’t stop after the wreck, which occurred in the southbound lanes of I-75 around 1:45 p.m. Saturday. The RV reportedly changed lanes near Delk Road and struck the back of a white Toyota Camry, according to Officer David Baldwin.

The impact caused the Camry’s driver to cross all lanes of I-75 and hit a black Toyota Prius and two other vehicles, police said. The Prius struck the median wall and flipped, killing a front seat passenger.

Bradley Braland, 40, of Winter Garden, Fla., was not wearing a seatbelt and was partially ejected, Baldwin said. Braland died at the scene.

The female driver of the Prius sustained minor injuries and was transported to WellStar Kennestone Hospital for treatment. A 4-year-old boy in the backseat was not injured, police said. No other injuries were reported in the wreck, which temporarily blocked several lanes of traffic Saturday afternoon.

The RV that caused the crash should have damage to the right front quarter panel, according to police. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or who may have seen the RV involved is asked to contact Officer Nick Serkedakis at 770-794-5266.

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