Police say speed a contributing factor in death of motorcyclist
October 12, 2013 11:58 PM | 2313 views | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend | print
MARIETTA — A motorcyclist died at the scene of a crash on the Canton Road Connector, just east of I-75, at 1:15 a.m. Saturday morning, according to the Marietta Police Department.

Mario Duke, 26, of Marietta, was driving a 2004 Suzuki 600GSXR motorcycle when he lost control, left the roadway, struck a guardrail and was ejected from the bike, according to Marietta police.

The police investigation report said there were no other vehicles involved, and “due to witness statements and evidence at the scene, it is believed that speed is a contributing factor.”

Duke was pronounced dead at the scene.

— Rachel Gray

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October 14, 2013
Since motor vehicle dependency is a horrible disease afflicting countless millions of U.S. Americans, especially here in the South, let's be clear and call this fatality what it is: This is an ACCIDENTAL OVERDOSE

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