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Driver in Fatal Crash Near Cumberland Mall Identified

A man died after a Friday night crash where his Chevrolet was struck twice at the intersection of Cobb Parkway and Akers Mill Road.

Cobb authorities have released the identity of the deceased driver who was involved in the fatal crash occurred that Friday evening at the intersection of Cobb Parkway and Akers Mill Road near Cumberland Mall in Vinings.

Warrren Thomas of Atlanta, 59, was pronounced dead upon his arrival at Kennestone Hospital after the crash.

Thomas was attempting to turn right onto Cobb Parkway from Akers Mill Road on a red light when he was struck by a maroon 1999 Mitsubishi Montero, driven by 35-year-old Viengkhong Thilakhoun of Atlanta.

After his vehicle was hit, he continued on in an easterly direction where he was struck a second time by a gray 2012 Toyota Camry, driven by 26-year-old Shawnta Herrington of Marietta, while the Mitsubishi overturned on its roof and came to an uncontrolled rest in the southbound lanes of Cobb Parkway, said Cobb police spokesman Dana Pierce.

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