HEPHZIBAH, Ga (WJBF) – Two people have died as a result of an accident on Highway 88 in Hephzibah.
Richmond County Sheriff’s Traffic Division was dispatched to Bath-Edie Rd at Hwy 88 in Hephzibah for an accident with injuries.
Upon arrival, Deputies found the accident involved a Nissan Altima containing two people and a commercial box truck.
The Nissan Altima was hit on the passenger side by the commercial box truck.
72-year-old Nancy Marshall, the driver, and 40-year-old Michael Crawford, the passenger, had to be extricated from the Nissan Altima before being taken to the hospital for treatment.
Marshall was taken to Augusta University Medical Center where she succumbed to her blunt force trauma injuries. Crawford was pronounced dead on the scene at 12:30 pm from blunt force trauma.
The intersection is back open.