Pedestrian Hit by Car on Peach Orchard Road has died

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UPDATE December 25th (WJBF ) – The Richmond County Coroner’s Office says a teen who was hit by a vehicle on Peach Orchard has died.

Officials say 17 year old Matthew C. Smith was standing in the center lane of the 3600 block of Peach Orchard Road on December 21st when he was struck by a vehicle.

He was pronounced dead on December 24th at Augusta University Medical Center. Smith died of Blunt Force Trauma.

No autopsy will be done.

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) –  A pedestrian is in critical condition after being struck by an SUV Thursday evening.

According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened at 6:45 p.m. in the 3600 block of Peach Orchard Road.

A Chevy Trailblazer SUV was driving in the middle lane when they hit the victim, who was standing in the middle of the road.

They were transported to Augusta University Medical Center, and were in critical condition at last check.

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