AUGUSTA (WJBF) – Early Wednesday morning, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office responded to I-520 EB at Sand Bar Ferry Rd/ Laney Walker Blvd exit in reference to a traffic accident with injuries.

Upon arrival, Deputies located a deceased male in the roadway who had been struck by a vehicle.

Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen has identified the victim as 36-year-old Garret Stroud.

He was pronounced dead at 5:05 a.m. No autopsy has been scheduled.

The Traffic Division is investigating this accident and no further information is available at this time.