AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) — One person is dead following a two-vehicle crash on Peach Orchard Road near Phinizy Road in South Augusta.
The crash was called in just before 12:30 p.m. Thursday.
Richmond County Coroner’s Office said the victim, 20-year-old Lamarquez Benning, was traveling south on Peach Orchard Road when his vehicle was struck by another vehicle entering the roadway from a parking lot.
Benning was pronounced dead at the scene at around 1 p.m.
All northbound lanes and one southbound lane of Peach Orchard Road were blocked in the area, but the scene was cleared and roadway reopened just before 2:30 p.m.