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Man run over by truck in driveway
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Man run over by truck in driveway

ACWORTH, Ga. -- Cobb County Police are investigating an accident that killed a Kennesaw man over the weekend.

The victim, 52-year-old Javier Morales, was hit by a pickup truck while standing in a driveway on Pepper Circle in Acworth. The accident happened Saturday afternoon.

Cobb County Police Officer Mike Bowman said Morales and 46-year-old Manuel Vasquez of Woodstock were working on a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado in the driveway.

Vasquez was in the truck when it accelerated and hit Morales, who was standing in front of it. Bowman said the Silverado then continued moving forward. It crashed through the garage door and into the house.

Morales was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have not said whether Vasquez will face charges in the death.

The accident is under investigation.

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