Augusta – Richmond County, Georgia
On Thursday April 17, 2014 at approximately 2036 hours, Richmond County Sheriffs Deputies answered
a call to the intersection of Mike Padgett Hwy and Payton Drive in regards to a traffic accident. Upon arrival, it was learned
that a pedestrian was attempting to cross the road when a van traveling northbound on Mike Padgett Hwy struck the pedestrian.
The pedestrian was
pronounced deceased at the scene.
This accident is in the beginning phase of being investigated. The deceased has not been identified
as of this time. It is also unknown who is at fault of this accident.
Further details will be forthcoming when available.
Sgt. Michael Shane
Richmond County Sheriffs Office
Internal Affairs / PIO