UPDATED ON 6: Coroner Releases Cause of Death in Evans Accident - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken

UPDATED ON 6: Coroner Releases Cause of Death in Evans Accident

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*** UPDATED at 6:58pm on Tuesday, October 8***

New details tonight in the weekend death of an Evans doctor.

54 year old Dr. Samuel Harvey died of a traumatic head injury and blunt force body trauma after Saturday evening's crash.

It happened on Washington Road in Evans near the Woodbridge Subdivision and involved two vehicles.

The coroner says there were no drugs or alcohol involved.

 

*** UPDATED at 6:15 a.m. on Sunday, October 6***

One person is dead after a car accident in Columbia County.

The Columbia County coroner identified the victim as 54-year-old Dr. Samuel Harvey.

The coroner says he died from multiple blunt force trauma around 7 p.m. Saturday.

Deputies were called to Washington Road in Evans near the Woodbridge Subdivision regarding a two car accident around 6:20 p.m., Saturday.

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*** UPDATED 8:20 p.m. on Saturday, October 5***

Columbia County Deputy Coroner Harriet Garrison confirms that a man was killed in the wreck at Washington Road and Woodbridge Road.  Authorities are still working that accident and WJBF will work to get more details.

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Columbia County drivers steer clear:

WJBF received this photo, taken at the intersection of Washington Road and Halalai Farm Rd; reports say traffic is backed up for miles.

Columbia County dispatch confirms both eastbound lanes are shutdown due to an accident at Washington Road and Woodbridge Drive.  The accident happened shortly before 7:00 PM.  They recommend taking another route.

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