Fulton County police say 36-year-old Mbemba Saja Touray faces charges in the Wednesday afternoon crash.
Police say Touray stopped in a northbound lane of I-285 just before 2:30 p.m., forcing the SUV behind him to stop to avoid a crash. Police say the motorcycle crashed into the SUV, throwing both riders from the bike and killing the female passenger.
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The motorcycle's driver had minor injuries.
Their names have not been released by authorities.