Pedestrian killed after walking onto Cobb Parkway

Marietta police are investigating a crash where a pedestrian was killed Tuesday after a car struck him, the police chief said.

Clide Frost, 60, of Marietta, entered the northbound lane, where 35-year-old Anthony Martarella was driving, Marietta Police Chief Dan Flynn said in a news release. He was not in a crosswalk.

The crash temporarily shut down on Cobb Parkway between Field Parkway and Bells Ferry Road about 1:10 a.m. in Marietta.

Northbound lanes of Cobb Parkway were closed until about 3 a.m.

Frost was taken in serious condition to WellStar Kennestone Hospital where he later died.

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Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Officer Henry at 770-794-5352.

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