Dalton Police: Motorcyclist killed in accident on Walnut Avenue Wednesday

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UPDATE:

Dalton Police says a motorcycle rider was killed during Wednesday's crash in Dalton.

Police say a GMC pickup truck driven by an elderly man was traveling north on VD Parrot and tried turning west onto Walnut Avenue.

A Kia passenger car was traveling eastbound on Walnut.

The two vehicles collided and sent the Kia into a motorcycle traveling west on Walnut Avenue.

The name of the man killed is not being released at this time.


ORIGINAL:

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) says lanes were closed on State Route 52 (East Walnut Avenue in Dalton due to a deadly accident. Dalton Police confirm that as of 2 p.m., the road is back open.

The accident happened Wednesday morning where East Walnut Avenue intersects with V.D. Parrott Jr. Parkway.

Dalton Police tell NewsChannel 9 a release about this accident is coming soon. We will update this story once we get that release.

Depend on us to keep you posted on this developing story.


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