Motorcycle Fatality – 85NB / Indian Trail Lilburn Rd

(Norcross, Georgia)  A 34 year-old Lilburn man died in a Sunday afternoon crash on Interstate 85 that caused the roadway to be shut down for a short period of time.All three vehicles were traveling northbound on I-85 just south of Indian Trail Lilburn Road in the third lane from right. 

According to the preliminary investigation, the driver of a blue Tesla slowed for traffic.  The vehicle behind the Tesla was an Acura.  The driver of the Acura swerved into the right lane to avoid a collision.  The driver of a motorcycle, Zachary Stringer (age 34, Lilburn), was behind the Acura.  Once the Acura swerved, the motorcycle continued forward and struck the back of the Tesla.  The motorcycle then hit the back of the Acura.   

Zachary Stringer was transported to a local hospital where he later died.  The driver of the Acura did not have a valid license and was arrested at the scene.  The Acura driver, Alexi Calderon Cruz (age 19, Atlanta) was charged with Driving without a License. 

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