Deadly accident on Highway 56 under investigation by Richmond County Coroner


AUGUSTA, Ga (WJBF) – The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating a deadly accident.

The accident happened on Highway 56 at Simpkins Lane on July 3rd.

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Coroner Mark Bowen states that the driver was ejected from the vehicle during the crash.

He was later transported to Augusta University Medical Center by EMS where he was pronounced dead at 05:24 PM.

The victim’s identity has not been released.

An autopsy is scheduled at the GBI.

Count on NewsChannel 6 for more information on this developing investigation. 

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