AUGUSTA (WJBF) – UPDATE: The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating the death of 35-year-old Jessica Johnson of Martinez.
Johnson was driving southbound on the 4400 block of Mike Padgett Highway when a car traveling north crossed into her lane and hit her.
She was pronounced dead on the scene at 7:49 a.m.
An autopsy will be performed at the GBI Lab.
One person is dead after an accident early Tuesday morning.
The accident was called in around 7:49 a.m.
The multi-vehicle accident happened at the intersection of Mike Padgett Highway and Bennock Mill Road.
We’re told one person has died as a result of the accident.
There are traffic delays in that area.
This is a developing story.
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