#UPDATE | AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) -Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen has released the name of the man killed in a car crash Monday evening.

57-year old James Bernard Thomas was driving a Buick SUV on 15th Street at Carver Street when he lost control of his vehicle. Thomas hit a fence, multiple signs, and knocked down a telephone pole and transformer. Georgia Power was called to the scene.

Thomas was pronounced dead on the scene around 8:35 PM. He will be taken to the GBI lab for an autopsy.