South Augusta accident claims Hephzibah man’s life

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – A Hephzibah man is dead this morning after an accident on Deans Bridge Road and Richmond Hill Road Thursday afternoon.

Trey Watson, a viewer, shared photos of the accident with News Channel 6. One of them is below. To see the other photos, play the video in this story.

Photo: Trey Watson
Photo: Trey Watson

Investigators say Brandon Whitaker was driving his Ford Mustang on Deans Bridge Road when a white Saturn attempted to turn left on Richmond Hill Road, and the two collided.

Whitaker had to be pulled from the car and later died at the hospital. There’s no word yet on the other driver’s condition.

Stay tuned to News Channel 6 for the latest on this story.

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