A man was killed in Augusta after being struck by a car in a hit-and-run incident. The victim was taken to the hospital but later succumbed to his injuries. The driver fled the scene but was apprehended later. The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident and has not released any further details. Alexandra Koch reported
A fatal incident occurred in Augusta, resulting in the death of an individual who was struck by a motor vehicle. The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office promptly responded to a hit and run report at the intersection of Milledge Road and Gardner Street on Tuesday morning at approximately 8 a.m. The victim, an unidentified male, was swiftly transported to a medical facility for treatment. Tragically, he succumbed to his injuries, as confirmed by an official statement from the sheriff’s office.
Regrettably, the driver responsible for the accident fled the scene prior to the arrival of law enforcement authorities. However, subsequent investigations led to the apprehension of the driver in the vicinity of the 2500 block of Wheeler Road. The individual was taken into custody, ensuring accountability for their actions.
At present, the sheriff’s office has not disclosed any additional details regarding the incident. It is an ongoing investigation, and further information will likely be released in due course.
In unrelated news, a recent altercation at Aiken High School has prompted concerned responses from parents, the police, and the school district, urging a resolution and emphasizing the importance of maintaining a safe environment for students.
Furthermore, the Augusta area experienced adverse weather conditions on Monday, including a thunderstorm that resulted in widespread power outages impacting thousands of residents..