Tractor-trailer crash on Hwy 1 in Hephzibah leaves two people dead


HEPHZIBAH (WJBF) -Two people are dead following a crash with an 18-wheeler.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office responded to a traffic accident that occurred at the intersection of Hwy 1 and Bath Edie Road Friday morning.

Upon arrival and investigation, Deputies determined that an elderly couple was exiting the AM/PM gas station in their car and drove into the path of a northbound tractor trailer.

83-year-old Jamie Golden and his wife, 82-year-old Betty Golden were killed instantly.

Please use caution if you are traveling in this area as the Richmond County Traffic Division is on scene investigating.

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