Cobb Police say one person is dead after a multi-car crash on Interstate 75 north early Wednesday morning.
The man killed in the wreck between Delk Road and the South Marietta Loop in Marietta has not yet been identified by police.
At around 5:20 a.m., Cobb Police Sgt. Wayne Delk said a 2010 Chevrolet Express van was traveling north on I-75 when one of its tires went flat. As the van slowed and moved from the left lane to the right side of the highway, it was rear-ended by a white 2008 Ford F-150, Delk said.
Shortly after both vehicles came to a stop after the crash, a white 2006 Toyota Scion XB crashed into the rear of the Ford. The Toyota came to rest in the right lane, Delk said.
The adult male driver of the Toyota was seriously injured in the crash and was transported to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, where he was pronounced dead.
The driver of the Ford, 56-year-old Juan Trejo of Cumming, was transported to Kennestone with non-life threatening injuries.
Delk said the driver of the Chevrolet left the scene on foot before first responders could arrive. That driver has not been located, he said.
Four other men who were in the Chevrolet van were transported to Kennestone for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The crash closed multiple lanes of the interstate for more than two hours.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to call 770-499-3987.