Crash on Mims Road leaves 2 dead

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#UPDATE| 3:07pm | February 20, 2020 (WJBF) – The Coroner’s Office has identified the two victims that died in an accident early Thursday.

33-year-old Larry Robert Kersey and 33-year-old Amanda Hughes from Hephzibah died at 7:20 AM.

Kersey and Hughes have been sent to the GBI lab for an autopsy.

There is no further information at this time.


#UPDATE| 9:30am | February 20, 2020 (WJBF) – According to Hephzibah Police Chief, Dwayne Flowers, two people were killed in the crash.

Richmond County Coroner says the motorcycle ran off the west bound side of the road and struck a culvert. 

Mims Road is now clear and open for traffic.

NewsChannel 6 is working to find out the identities of the deceased.


HEPHZIBAH, Ga (WJBF) – NewsChannel 6 is headed to the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash.

It happened on the 2300 block of Mims Road, which dead ends at Gray Stone Drive around 6:40am.

Authorities are rerouting traffic at this time. Motorists should fine alternate routes.

Richmond County Coroner, Mark Bowen, is also headed to the scene. The name of the victim(s) has not been released.

NewsChannel 6 will continue to follow this developing story.

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