AUGUSTA (WJBF) – Richmond County Deputies responded to Old McDuffie Road near the intersection of Winn Drive in reference to a single vehicle accident.

The crash happened Wednesday night just after 11:15 p.m.

Upon arrival, deputies found that a vehicle was traveling south on Old McDuffie Road and left the roadway and hit several trees.

The driver, 44-year old Bernard Wells of Hephzibah, was ejected from the vehicle.

Wells was pronounced dead on the scene. There were no other people in the vehicle.