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Serious Injury Pedestrian Collision

police, public information release
November 27, 2019

The Cobb County Police Department Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Unit is investigating a serious injury pedestrian collision that occurred in Precinct Four on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at 6:53 a.m. at the entrance of Sedona Falls apartment complex, 1717 Waterfall Village Drive.

Per investigators, a pedestrian was walking west on the northern sidewalk of Terrell Mill Road. The pedestrian was crossing the entrance to the apartment complex in a crosswalk. A blue 2016 Mack MRU600 garbage truck, owned by American Disposal Services, was traveling east on Terrell Mill Road. The Mack truck made a left turn into the apartment complex and collided with the pedestrian in the crosswalk.

The pedestrian was identified as 35-year-old Diana A. Ramone of Marietta. She was transported to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

The driver of the Mack was identified as 45-year-old Charles L. Strong of Lithia Springs. He was not injured.

This collision remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the Cobb County Police Department at 770-499-3987.