Nicholas W. Woltering, a 2012 graduate of Pope High School, died in the wreck when he lost control of his green 1995 Ford Ranger pickup truck, police said.
According to a release from Cobb Police, Woltering was traveling north on Johnson Ferry Road just before 1 a.m. when for reasons unknown he drove off the road and hit a large wood and concrete sign on the northeast corner of the intersection.
Woltering was taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta by ambulance where he was pronounced dead.
The crash is being investigated by the Cobb County Police Department’s traffic unit.
Anyone with information which may assist investigators with this fatality crash is asked to call (770) 499-3987.