Fatal Marietta, GA motorcycle-car collision death of Jared Burriss – Obituary
Tragic news struck the Marietta community as Jared Burriss, aged 25, lost his life in a devastating motorcycle-car collision at the intersection of Canton and Blackwell roads. Cobb County Police reported this unfortunate incident, which unfolded at approximately 1 a.m. on Sunday.
In the stillness of the night, a blue Yamaha motorcycle was making its way northward on Canton Road, nearing the crossroads of Blackwell. Simultaneously, a black Hyundai Santa Fe was traversing westward through the intersection.
A fateful encounter was inevitable as the Yamaha collided with the left side of the Hyundai, resulting in a catastrophic impact that sent both the motorcycle and its rider hurtling westward.
Amidst the chaos of the collision, the motorcycle’s operator was forcefully ejected from his vehicle, coming to an uncontrolled rest at the corner of the intersection, where his life hung in the balance. Cobb County Police acted swiftly, arranging for immediate medical attention.
Jared Burriss was rushed to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital, where dedicated medical professionals fought tirelessly to save him.
Despite their valiant efforts, the injuries sustained in the collision proved insurmountable, and tragically, Jared Burriss succumbed to his injuries.
The driver of the Hyundai, while undoubtedly shaken by the harrowing incident, declined medical transport, as reported by the authorities.
This heart-wrenching event has cast a shadow over the Marietta community, leaving friends and family of Jared Burriss grappling with the profound loss of a young life taken far too soon.