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Police arrest suspect in Marietta hit and run

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A man turned himself into police this morning in connection with the Dec. 27 hit and run that left a man dead, according to the Marietta Police Department.

Per Officer David Baldwin of the Marietta police, Tanner Lee Bertram, 23, of Acworth, was taken to Cobb County Adult Detention Center and has been charged with second-degree vehicular homicide and a felony hit and run.

The hit and run happened at around 3:10 a.m. off of North Marietta Parkway, close to I-75 and Wallace Road. The victim was identified as 20-year-old Matthew Tyner, of Marietta.

Police state that Tyner was walking westbound in the far right lane on North Marietta Parkway when he was struck from behind by a late model Kia Sephia. Although the driver fled the scene, witnesses called authorities, and Tyner was taken to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital shortly after, where he was pronounced dead.

Bertram remains in the Cobb County Adult Detention Center. As of now, no bail has been set.



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