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CrimeCyclist struck and killed in alleged DUI in Sandy Springs

17:35  17 july  2019
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A cyclist was struck and killed in an alleged DUI on Roswell Road in Sandy Springs early Wednesday morning.

The victim has been identified as 29-year-old Marten Bijvank, of Sandy Springs.

Sandy Springs Police said 34-year-old Antoinette Battle was taken into custody and charged with a DUI and first-degree homicide by vehicle.

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She was also charged with driving without a license.

It happened near the intersection at Trowbridge Road at around 5 a.m.

Police said Battle's vehicle was traveling south on Roswell Road when the collision happened, killing Bijvank on impact.

An investigation is being conducted by the Sandy Springs Traffic Unit and the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Several lanes remain blocked on Roswell Road, police said, but are expected to reopen shortly.


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