AUGUSTA (WJBF) – Two people were hit and killed in Augusta Saturday in two different accidents. Authorities say BOTH are hit-and-runs.

From Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen:

  1. A vehicle was traveling east on Lumpkin Road at Fleming Dr. when the vehicle struck a pedestrian riding a bicycle. Joni Mitchell, 38 years old 2200 Blk. Overlook Road was pronounced dead on the scene at 8:24 p.m. An autopsy has been scheduled. The vehicle that struck Mitchell left the scene.
  2. The second Pedestrian was walking on the 3100 Blk. Richmond Hill Road when he was struck by a vehicle traveling south.  Broderick Parker, 39 years old, 2900 Blk. Richmond Hill Road was pronounced dead on the scene at 9:06 p.m.  Driver of the vehicle left the scene leaving the vehicle on the scene. An Autopsy has been scheduled.

A suspect has now been arrested in connection with the Richmond Hill Road death.

This is a developing story.