Police: Man was killed in driveway after truck hit him, garage door
by Rachel Gray
May 04, 2014 11:06 PM | 1819 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
ACWORTH — Cobb Police assisted Acworth Police yesterday evening in the investigation of a fatal crash that occurred on Pepper Circle on the northern border of the city limits.

According to Officer Mike Bowman with Cobb Police, for unknown reasons a white 2009 Chevrolet Silverado accelerated forward in the driveway of a residential home and collided with Javier Morales, 52, of Kennesaw, who was standing in front of the vehicle.

Morales was pronounced dead at the scene, Bowman said.

Police say that after striking Morales, the driver of the Silverado, Manuel Vasquez, 46, of Woodstock, continued through the garage door and into the residence,

It is believed that both Morals and Vasquez had just completed maintenance on the Silverado at the residence prior to the collision, Bowman said.

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