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Marietta man killed in early morning crash

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MARIETTA, GA (CBS ATLANTA) -

A Marietta man was killed early Saturday after losing control of his car on Lower Roswell Road near Surrey Trail.

Marietta police said the 2013 convertible BMW driven by Roosevelt Schimmell, 62, left the roadway hit a mailbox and flipped before finally striking a utility pole.

A passenger in the vehicle Michele Pierce, 32, of Smyrna was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.

Police say alcohol and speed may have contributed to the accident.

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