AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The Richmond County Coroner is investigating the death of a pedestrian in Augusta.
The incident happened early Monday morning on Highway 56 at Phinizy Road.
The pedestrian was reportedly walking in the southbound lane when he was hit by a southbound vehicle.
Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen tells us the victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at 2:57 a.m.
Coroner Bowen has identified the victim as 44-year-old Christopher Antonio Wright of Augusta.
No further details have been released.
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