Fatal crash on I-520 near Doug Bernard Parkway


AUGUSTA (WJBF) – One person is dead after an accident on I-520 at Doug Barnard Parkway to Laney Walker Blvd.

The wreck happened around 6:30 Monday morning.

Richmond Coroner, Mark Bowen, has confirmed a death in the crash.

26-year-old Richard Flinchum was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at 7:55 a.m.

Investigators say Flinchum’s truck left the roadway at the bridge, ran into the creek and overturned.

Coroner Bowen says that Flinchum was not wearing a seatbelt and was partially ejected from the vehicle.

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