Driver not charged in fatal pedestrian accident on Peach Orchard Road

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RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – A driver following a fatal pedestrian accident in Richmond County will not be charged.

Willie Mims, 69, was struck by a car heading north while crossing the 2500 block of Peach Orchard Road just before 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 23.

Mims was taken to Augusta University Medical Center where he died at 7:14 p.m. 

The Coroner’s Office says the cause of death was blunt force trauma. 

“There are no charges for the driver in this accident,” the Richmond County Sheriff’ Office said.

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