Cobb police have identified a motorcyclist killed in an Aug. 26 wreck in Mableton as 35-year-old Carlos Pacheco-Serrano.

Pacheco-Serrano, a Mableton resident, was driving his Kawaski ZX1000 motorcycle south on Mableton Parkway around 9 p.m. Aug. 26 when a white Honda Civic began turning left into the driveway of Upland Townhomes, entering the path of the motorcycle, according to police.

The front end of the motorcycle collided with the right side of the Honda, causing Pacheco-Serrano to be ejected, police said.

Pacheco-Serrano was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the Honda, Ariel Arman Manzanares Fuentes, 29, of Laurel, Maryland, was uninjured.

Support Local Journalism

Now, more than ever, residents need trustworthy reporting—but good journalism isn’t free. Please support us by purchasing a digital subscription. Your subscription will allow you unlimited access to important local news stories. Our mission is to keep our community informed and we appreciate your support.


Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.