One person is dead following a crash in Augusta

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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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