The 19-year-old man killed in a Friday afternoon crash at East Cherokee Drive and Mill Creek Road has been identified as Gavin Oliver of Kennesaw.
According to Cherokee Sheriff's Office spokesman Jay Baker:
The crash occurred at 5:18 p.m. Friday. The collision is being investigated by the sheriff's office traffic enforcement unit, but preliminary indications are that the motorcycle Oliver was riding smashed into the rear of a stopped sport utility vehicle at a high rate of speed.
Oliver was transported to WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta where he was later pronounced dead.
No one in the SUV was injured.