Cobb County Government

Fatal Traffic Collision (01/30/18 @ approximately 0525 hours in Zone 1)

The Cobb County Police Department’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Unit is investigating a fatal traffic collision that occurred on Cobb Parkway north of Lake Acworth Drive in Acworth.

Per investigators, a blue 2002 GMC Envoy was travelling south on Cobb Parkway approaching Lake Acworth Drive in the left lane. For unknown reasons the vehicle veered right, exited the roadway, and struck the guardrail on the right shoulder. The vehicle then rolled over the guardrail and rolled down an embankment before coming to rest on its wheels at the bottom of the embankment.

The driver, 54-year-old Tracy Roberts of Acworth, was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Cobb County Medical Examiner.

This collision remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the Cobb County Police Department at 770-499-3987.