Deadly I-75 car accident under investigation

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A deadly accident that temporarily shut down Interstate 75 southbound at South Marietta Parkway is now under investigation.

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Marietta police confirmed to FOX 5 a sedan and SUV were involved in the accident at around 10:45 Saturday night.

Officials said the silver sedan was so badly damaged, police could not tell the make or model of the car.

The female driver of the sedan has died. Medics rushed a passenger in the vehicle to a nearby hospital.

A family riding in the SUV, including several children, had minor bumps and bruises, but did not have to receive further medical treatment.

Police say at the time they are not sure the cause of the accident. The accident is still being investigated.