Driver of Lamborghini killed on I-285 off-ramp at Cobb Parkway

Cobb County Police car in article about dog attack on Windy Hill RoadCobb County police car (photo by Larry Felton Johnson)

The Cobb County Police Department issued the following news release this afternoon:

The Cobb County Police Department’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Unit is investigating a single vehicle collision that occurred at 11:11 p.m. last night, February 3, 2019. Per investigators, a yellow 2004 Lamborghini Gallardo entered the eastbound ramp to I-285 from Cobb Parkway and rapidly accelerated. The driver then attempted to enter the I-75 southbound ramp and the vehicle failed to negotiate the curve and exited the roadway. The front of the Lamborghini struck a tree causing extensive damage and the vehicle then caught fire. The lone occupant of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver has not yet been positively identified.

What is the STEP Unit?

The STEP Unit, which investigated this incident, is one of the Cobb County Police Department’s Special Operations units, and  is described on the web page of the Cobb County Police Department as follows:

“The Selective Traffic Enforcement Unit is responsible for investigating all fatal traffic crashes, enforcement of traffic laws in those areas which analysis indicates an elevated amount of crashes. They are also responsible for the administration and execution of the Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program. They also take part in special security details, and investigate crashes involving Department vehicles when requested.”

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Larry Felton Johnson
Larry Felton Johnson is the editor and publisher of the Cobb County Courier. He holds a degree in journalism from Georgia State University and enjoys exploring the county's trail and greenway network when he isn't covering county government meetings and court proceedings.

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