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MARIETTA, GA (CBS ATLANTA) -

Marietta police said a motorcyclist was killed in an accident Saturday just after 1:15 a.m.

Police said Mario A. Duke, 26, of Marietta, was riding a 2004 Suzuki 600GSXR motorcycle on the Canton Road Connector just east of I-75 when he lost control and left the roadway.

After leaving the roadway, police said Duke struck a guardrail and was ejected from his bike.

There were no other vehicles involved, and detectives said witness statements and evidence at the scene indicated that speed was a contributing factor to the crash.

Anyone with any information in regards to this crash is asked to contact officer Stephen Miller at 770-794-5356.

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