Deputy involved accident along Peach Orchard Road

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RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – We now know the name of the Richmond County deputy involved in a car wreck in South Augusta.

It’s not clear who was at fault, but witnesses say it appeared the deputy, Jerome Stroud, may have injured his leg.

The wreck happened at the intersection of Phinizy Road and Peach Orchard Road.

Stroud was taken to the hospital.

Georgia State Patrol is investigating that crash.Count on WJBF NewsChannel 6 for the latest on this developing story. 


RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – An accident involving a Richmond County deputy is slowing traffic in south Augusta.

The wreck happened at the intersection of Phinizy Road and Peach Orchard Road.

It’s not clear who was at fault, but witnesses told our photographer it appeared the deputy may have injured his leg.

The deputy had to be cut out of his vehicle.

He was taken to an area hospital.

We’re working to get more information on this wreck and the deputy’s condition.

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