Crash kills 6-year-old in accident on Horseshoe Rd; driver charged with DUI


#UPDATE (11:45 a.m.,May 12, 2020) – The RCSO has arrested Shalonna Marie Wadley for the death of 6-year old Labarron Wright.

Wadley is charged with Felony Homicide by Vehicle, DUI, Reckless Driving and a dozen other charges.

She remains in the Richmond County Jail at this time.

UPDATE: The Coroner’s Office is investigating the car accident on Horseshoe Rd.

Around 6:42 P.M. a car was travelling west on the 1000 block of Horseshoe Rd. when the driver lost control of the vehicle and rolled over several times. The car came to a stop after hitting a tree in a yard.

A 6-year-old boy, Labarron Wright, was ejected from the vehicle. He was taken to Augusta University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 7:24 P.M.

Several other people in the vehicle were taken to Augusta University Medical Center ad well.

Wright was taken to the GBI lab fro an autopsy.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Richmond County Deputies are on the scene of an accident with injuries on the 1000 block of Horseshoe Road.

The investigation is in it’s early stages. There is no other information being released at this time.

Stay tuned to NewsChannel 6 for more information on this developing investigation.


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