Fatal crash on Mike Padgett Highway leaves one man dead


AUGUSTA (WJBF) – The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating a traffic fatality that happened Wednesday morning on Mike Padgett Highway at McCombs Road. 

The incident happened about 4:30 a.m.

The driver has been identified as 33-year old Daniel Oliver of Waynesboro.

Authorities say Oliver was pulling out of a parking lot to travel north on Mike Padgett Highway.

A vehicle traveling southbound struck Oliver’s vehicle on the drivers side.  

He was pronounced dead on the scene at 5:54 a.m.

No word if any charges will be filed.

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